HURRICANE HARVEY

 

On August 25, 2017 Hurricane Harvey swept through Texas, destroying thousands of residential and commercial properties. Hurricane Harvey is one of the most devastating category 4 tropical storms to date, causing damage or destruction to at least 300,000 structures and 500,000 vehicles, and displacing over 30,000 people from their homes. Damage from Hurricane Harvey is estimated at $125 billion.

Harris county and Houston’s surrounding metropolitan areas suffered most from the 33 trillion-gallon downpour, with over 60 inches of rain accumulating in many developed areas. Unfortunately, Houston’s infrastructure could not facilitate the catastrophic effects of Harvey, leaving thousands homeless and destroying hundreds of businesses.

The Potts Law Firm, headquartered in Houston, Texas, experienced the disasters caused by Hurricane Harvey first-hand. We watched and waited as authorities worked to rescue our neighbors, and immediately began working to get Texans back on their feet after the disaster. Whether you are suffering from a Hurricane Harvey insurance or tax appraisal dispute, were a victim of insurance agent or home builder negligence, or were affected by a government’s release of water from one of the Houston area dam reservoirs, The Potts Law Firm is here to make sure you are fairly compensated for any damage caused to your homes, vehicles and businesses. Contact us today for a free consultation with one of our undefeated Hurricane Harvey lawyers.

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If you are in west Houston and were affected by water stored in or released from the Addick’s or Barker Reservoirs, you may have an inverse condemnation case against the Army Corps. of Engineers. If you live along the west fork of the San Jacinto River and were affected by the release of water from Lake Conroe, you may have an inverse condemnation case against the San Jacinto River Authority. Contact our Firm to have your case reviewed during your free consultation.

If you believe you were underpaid on your flood insurance claim, you may have a claim for underpayment of your insurance policy. Contact The Potts Law Firm to have your insurance policy and claim reviewed during your free consultation.

The appraisal district is required to appraise the value of your home on January 1st of each appraisal year. If your home flooded or experienced damage during Hurricane Harvey, it is very likely your appraised value should have been reduced. The Potts Law Firm can assist you in appealing your home’s appraised value before the County Taxing Authorities. Contact us today for your free consultation.

If you requested flood or wind insurance and did not receive it, or if your agent failed to inform you that your flood or wind insurance expired, you may have a claim against your insurance agent for failing to provide you with coverage that you requested. Contact us today for your free consultation.

The Potts Law Firm works with clients on a contingency fee basis. This means that our Firm will work on your case and advance the expenses of litigation until your case is finished. We will not charge you for attorneys fees or expenses unless we win your case.

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