Hurricane Harvey

More Texans Buying Flood Insurance As Harvey Recovery Continues

Long & Long Property Insurance Loss Attorneys, Mobile Alabama Posted August 24th, 2018

According to FEMA, an alarming 80% of households that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey did not have flood insurance coverage. The reasons for this severe lack of flood insurance can be complicated and attributed to a variety of factors. These include inaccurate floodplains, the high costs of insurance, attitudes that insurance was not necessary, as…

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What to Look for in a Flood Insurance Lawyer

Attorney speaking with clientLong & Long Property Insurance Loss Attorneys, Mobile Alabama Posted June 11th, 2018

Hurricane Harvey has caused pain and suffering for many Texas families. Worries about finances can make trying to rebuild incredibly stressful. Given the high emotional toll, you may feel defeated when your insurance company underpays your claim. You may feel hiring an attorney to help is out of the question—but it’s not. You may want…

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New Houston Law Requires Elevated Homes

Houston Flood Insurance Attorney Posted April 18th, 2018

A recent study by the Houston Public Works organization found that more than 80% of Houston homes could have avoided serious flood damage if they had been elevated. They concluded homes should be built at least a foot above the estimated water level of a 100-year storm—meaning total rainfall has a 1% chance of occurring…

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How FEMA and the Local Government Prolonged Harvey Relief Efforts

Houston Flood Insurance Claim Attorney Posted February 27th, 2018

Hurricane Harvey victims are growing weary of FEMA, the insurance companies, and government officials who are causing many delays and are always ready with a weak excuse as to why there is a severe lack of action. According to an alarming article from the Associated Press, recovery after Hurricane Harvey is abysmal, and certain aspects,…

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Are Your Flood Insurance Company and FEMA Being Fair with You?

Houston Flood Insurance Lawyers Posted February 5th, 2018

It has been almost six months since Hurricane Harvey hit, and many Texans are still working on fully repairing their homes and businesses so they can get back to normal life. A recent article from the Daily Texan shares the hardships that University of Texas students and their families are facing. Some residents are forced to…

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Thousands of Hurricane Harvey Flood Victims Unable to Pay Mortgages, May Cause Foreclosure Crisis

Harvey Flood Foreclosures Posted January 31st, 2018

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many homeowners are struggling to repair their homes and provide for their families. The extreme financial burdens of the past few months leave many unable to pay their mortgages. According to an article by CBN News, the widespread inability of Houston flood victims to pay their mortgages may soon…

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Rebuilding Homes and Emotional Well-Being in the Wake of Harvey

Harvey Flood Victims Mental Health Posted January 16th, 2018

Much of the conversation following the destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey is about the physical damage —and rightfully so. With thousands of homes destroyed by flood waters, the main focus is on how to rebuild. But what has been missing from the conversation is the severe emotional damage and stress that those…

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Houston Residents Cannot Move into FEMA Trailers Due to Local Ordinances

Hurricane Harvey Houston Flood Lawyers Posted January 10th, 2018

Thousands of Houston residents are still dealing with the aftermath of flood and wind damage from Hurricane Harvey. In an effort to provide temporary housing for many affected, FEMA provided trailers for housing. Many FEMA trailers have been set up in front of houses of those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, but some families…

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The Top 6 Reasons to Hire an Attorney to Handle Your Flood and Wind Insurance Claim Recovery

Flood and Wine Insurance Attorney Posted December 28th, 2017

After a flood, you may feel a variety of emotions wash over you: fear, anger, sadness, etc. These feelings can be very overwhelming to deal with as you are in a difficult and challenging situation. Once the shock starts to fade, you are ready to work to receive the insurance claim you deserve and start…

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