In re Katrina Canal Breaches Consol. Litig.

ELR Citation: ELR 20071
No(s). 05-4182 (E.D. La. Mar 20, 2009)

A district court held that the due care and discretionary function exceptions to the Federal Tort Claims Act do not shield the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from homeowners' lawsuit against it for damages stemming from flooding following Hurricane Katrina. Plaintiffs argued that the Corps failed to p...