FEMA Needn't Pay $20M For New Hospital Gear: 7th Circ.

Law360, New York (February 20, 2013, 5:10 PM EST) -- The Seventh Circuit on Wednesday handed a win to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in its dispute with a flood-damaged Indiana hospital, finding that FEMA was not wrong to deny an additional $20 million in relief for new medical equipment.

In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel found that Columbus Regional Hospital could not support its claim that under the Stafford Act it should be entitled to nearly $20 million in additional funding atop the $70 million it already received, in part to replace medical equipment...
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