Comer v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc.

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20067
No(s). 1:11CV220 (S.D. Miss. Mar 20, 2012) (Guirola Jr., J.)

A district court held that the doctrines of res judicata and collateral estoppel bar individuals' trespass, nuisance, and negligence claims against numerous oil, coal, electric, and chemical companies for damages stemming from Hurricane Katrina. The individuals asserted that the companies' activitie...