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Orlando’s Jurimex Lawyers Organize Emergency Relief To Victims of Hurricane Michael in Florida Panhandle

2018-11-07T04:31:48+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: In the press|Tags: , , , |

Panama City, FL – Hurricane Michael, a vicious category five storm with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, made landfall in Florida’s Panhandle on October 10 and ripped apart and wiped out entire coastal communities. The devastation was complete, Mexico City, a town on the beach, was obliterated – nothing left standing and nearby Panama City with a population of 40,000, including many Hispanics, saw homes and businesses with roofs ripped off and walls gone. Forty peoples died. Only the hospital in Panama City was up and running with generators and a temporary patched up exterior. Residents walked about the streets in shock, numb, carrying children not knowing where to go or when help would arrive. Only police cruisers and the National Guard patrolled the streets and enforced curfews from sun down to [...]