Hurricane Harvey And Concurrent Causation In Louisiana

Law360, New York (September 1, 2017, 2:29 PM EDT) -- As bands of heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey move toward southwest Louisiana, damage from wind, rain and flooding is likely to affect the already storm-weary Pelican State. Anticipated damage is expected to fall into three categories:

Damage caused exclusively by wind and wind-driven rain; Damage caused by flood; and Damage caused by both wind and wind-driven rain and flood.

Louisiana insureds are likely to seek coverage for all three categories of damage under property insurance policies. Under most policies, damage caused exclusively by wind or wind-driven...
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