When Perils Combine – Concurrent Causation and Texas Law

Zealous Woman Shannon O'Malley wrote an article titled "When Perils Combine – Concurrent Causation and Texas Law” that was published in Claims Journal.

Hurricane Harvey is the strongest hurricane to hit the Texas coast in over 55 years. Like all hurricanes, in some locations Harvey produced strong winds causing wind uplift and projectile property damage. Such damage was widespread in the Rockport area. But in other locations, particularly Houston, Harvey brought only moderate winds and an unprecedented amount of heavy rainfall. Early indications are that the majority of the devastation in the Houston area will have been caused solely by the unprecedented flood waters resulting from the heavy rainfall.

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