Hurricane Harvey brought more than 19 trillion gallons of water to Texas, which is enough to cover all of Alaska, California and Texas — the three biggest states in the United States — with one inch of water.

Additionally, Harvey brought at least 20 inches of rain to more than 6 million people. We don't know how many of them had flood insurance, but when the average cost of a flood policy at about $700 a year, hopefully most were covered.

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Michael Brown

Michael Brown is a litigator with Miles & Stockbridge’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Practice Group Practice Group and leads its national trial team. He handles complex cases around the country for large corporations in the areas of products liability defense, mass tort litigation, employment law, medical malpractice, and insurance defense.