Ackerson v. Bean Dredging LLC

ELR Citation: ELR 20270
No(s). 07-30272 (5th Cir. Nov 25, 2009)

The Fifth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision dismissing a class action against 32 contractors hired by the United States to perform dredging activities in the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) for damages suffered as a result of Hurricane Katrina. The dredgers acted pursuant to contracts wit...