Posted on Sep 4, 2012 in Local IssuesOn August 28 Hurricane Isaac made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 1 storm.
Hurricane Isaac brought New Orleans and the entire Gulf Coast region plenty of rain, wind, discomfort and misery. While the levees in New Orleans held strong during the relentless rains, there were catastrophic incidents in many surrounding parishes.
Here are a few facts from the storm:
*Isaac is estimated to have caused nearly $3 Billion in damage
*Parts of Plaquemines Parish were submerged in over 10 feet of water
*Some 15,000 nutria were killed by the storm
*At one point nearly 75% of New Orleans was without power and over 900,000 homes lost power Louisiana
*More than 1,600 homes were flooded in the storm
*Officially, at this hour, the death toll from Hurricane Isaac sits at 8
While not everyone made it out unscathed we here at Bloom Legal hope that you and your family are safe, dry, and air conditioned!
If you or someone you know was affected by the storm and may need help dealing with the insurance company Bloom Legal is here to help. Contact us at 504-599-9997 for a consultation about your case.