Harvey's Floodwaters Shutter Houston Law Offices, Courts

Law360, Houston (August 28, 2017, 9:08 PM EDT) -- The historic flooding from Hurricane Harvey that has killed at least eight people and displaced thousands has also forced courthouses and law firms in Houston to close their doors, with some offices in what's normally one of the state's busiest legal markets likely to remain closed through the week as more dangerous weather is expected.

Harvey, which made landfall Friday night as a Category 4 hurricane and has since been downgraded to a tropical storm, has dumped more than 35 inches of rain on communities in greater Houston since Thursday, according to the National Weather Service, and more is expected to...

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