24 ABA Journal Hurricane Harvey articles.
After Hurricane Harvey, Dale Felton shared tips, insights and advice about flood insurance claims on the Texas Lawyers Facebook page.
Feb 1, 2018 12:10 AM CST
Hurricane Harvey, and then Hurricane Irma, proved to be the coming of age for social media as tools for court systems and the legal profession to deal with such emergencies.
Feb 1, 2018 12:05 AM CST
Attorneys affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma have risen to the occasion in ways personal, professional and altruistic, even when dealing with storm damage of their own. And four months after two hurricanes hit Puerto Rico, the situation for lawyers there is still hard to assess.
Feb 1, 2018 12:00 AM CST
Churches are no longer excluded from disaster aid as a result of a policy change by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
FEMA announced the policy change earlier this month and…
Jan 10, 2018 1:23 PM CST
Jan 3, 2018 11:49 AM CST
Dozens of lawsuits have been filed on behalf of Houston homeowners seeking compensation as a result of a federal decision to release water from two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey.
Oct 24, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
Jury trials in criminal cases in Harris County, Texas, following Hurricane Harvey could resume next Monday, but logistical problems will continue to slow the system.
The delays are causing concern…
Oct 10, 2017 1:06 PM CDT
Two judges in Harris County, Texas, reportedly clashed while sharing a bench in the civil courthouse after the main criminal court was damaged in Hurricane Harvey.
Judge Jim Wallace wanted…
Sep 18, 2017 2:06 PM CDT
Updated: A legal aid hotline has opened for Hurricane Irma victims in Florida who can’t afford a lawyer.
The hotline number is 866-550-2929, report the Orlando Sentinel and an…
Sep 14, 2017 10:27 AM CDT
A group of seven first responders have filed a lawsuit against the owner of the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, for alleged negligence and failure to warn about the…
Sep 8, 2017 12:40 PM CDT
Sep 7, 2017 7:40 AM CDT
Three churches in Texas have filed a lawsuit seeking equal access to disaster relief from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to repair their buildings after Hurricane Harvey.
The Becket religious…
Sep 6, 2017 12:05 PM CDT
Lawyers from legal-aid organizations and law firms have been working shifts at Texas shelters to offer free help for Hurricane Harvey victims, while at least 1,600 lawyers from across the…
Sep 6, 2017 7:45 AM CDT
Some large law firms in downtown Houston were open or planning to reopen next week after weathering Hurricane Harvey with little or no damage.
Kenneth Broughton, managing partner at Reed…
Sep 1, 2017 10:25 AM CDT
Updated: Hurricane Harvey has devastated coastal Texas, causing at least 38 deaths and damaging tens of thousands of homes. Lawyers, paralegals and law students who want to lend their skills…
Aug 30, 2017 2:19 PM CDT