On September 13, 2008, Hurricane Ike, a high Category 2 storm (110 mph), roared into Galveston and became the most destructive hurricane in Texas with $30 billion in damages and one of the top three in U.S. history. Only Hurricanes Katrina (2005; Category 3 in Louisiana; $89.4 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars) and Hurricane Andrew (1992; Category 5 in Florida and Category 3 in Louisiana; $40.72 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars) surpassed Ike in destructiveness.
About Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney
Mr. Stephen Mendel is an attorney who focuses a substantial part of his practice on estate planning. Mr. Mendel’s guiding principle is to provide his clients with quality legal services tailored to each client’s specific needs and goals.