Tuesday, January 25, 2011

5th Circuit Rejects Katrina Flood Settlement

Here is what Robin Effron at the Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog has to say about it:

The Fifth Circuit rejected the $21 million settlement of a class action over damage caused by the levee breaches on the grounds that it did not grapple with the fairness of dispersal of funds and instead "punted" that job to the special master.

Here is a link to the opinion.  ADL

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/2011/01/5th-circuit-rejects-katrina-flood-settlement.html

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