Federal Judge Grants Summary Judgment To Home Depot In Tornado Deaths Suit

Mealey's (July 28, 2016, 10:24 AM EDT) -- KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A federal judge in Missouri on July 21 entered judgment in favor of Home Depot and its development company after finding that it was not at fault for a wall that fell down and killed three people during a tornado (Edie Housel v. HD Development of Maryland Inc., et al., No. 3:14-cv-05084-MDH,W.D. Mo.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 95142).

(Order available. Document #77-160727-027R.)

U.S. Judge Douglas Harpool of the Western District of Missouri said that Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. and its development company,...
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