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Hurricane Harvey Flood Lawsuit
If your home or business flooded or had an increase of flooding because of the intentional release of water from the Addicks & Barker Reservoirs, you have the right to seek compensation for the damage to your property. Our Hurricane Harvey attorneys have received permission to file monetary claims in Washington D.C. against the U.S. Federal Government. Call us at 281-318-6366 to discuss your case for free.
Our city experienced the country’s highest recorded rainfall during Hurricane Harvey in August 2017. Homes throughout the Greater Houston area sustained severe flooding and damage. As some across the area were drying out and seeing sunny skies, homeowners on the west side of Houston began to flood. On August 28th, The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers began releasing water into Buffalo Bayou from the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs. The Corps knew this release could cause homes and businesses along the bayou to flood.
The attorneys of Laminack, Pirtle & Martines are not criticizing the release of the water; in fact, it may have prevented even larger-scale flooding. However, when the U.S. Government takes your property either permanently or temporarily, it must compensate you. This little-known claim is called the Takings Claim, and it is part of the Fifth Amendment. Our attorneys are knowledgeable and experienced in the Takings Claim and have the proper law credentials to take your case before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
If you live in one of the affected zip codes or neighborhoods, please contact our attorneys today for a free consultation.
Neighborhoods affected, but not limited to, include:
- Memorial Thicket
- Memorial Glen
- Dairy Ashford to Highway 6
- Rummels Creek to Piney Point to I-10
- Briar Forest and the Beltway
- Neighborhoods along Buffalo Bayou
Zip codes affected, but not limited to, include:
If you were flooded in whole or part because of the release of the Addicks & Barker Reservoir release, you have the right to be compensated. Contact our Hurricane Harvey Lawyers at 281-318-6366 to learn more.