Judge Enters Judgment As To Just Compensation, Certifies Class In MR-GO Dispute

(May 9, 2016, 10:20 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge on May 5 entered a final partial judgment regarding just compensation due to property owners one day after certifying one class as to liability and two subclasses as to just compensation in their lawsuit alleging that the U.S. government unconstitutionally took their property through flooding resulting from the Army Corps of Engineers' creation, construction, operation and failure to maintain the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MR-GO) (St. Bernard Parish Government v. The United States, No. 05-1119, Fed. Clms.; 2016 U.S. Claims...
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