In re Katrina Canal Breaches Consol. Litig.

ELR Citation: ELR 20264
No(s). 05-4182 (E.D. La. Nov 18, 2009)

A district court held that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is liable to five homeowners and business under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for damages they incurred in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The Corps' negligent failure to properly maintain and operate the Mississippi River Gulf Out...