Flood Contractor's $30M Fight With FEMA Goes To Ill.

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 3:45 PM EST) -- A Mississippi federal judge on Wednesday sent to Illinois JESCO Construction Corp.'s lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Henderson County, Ill., and others over $30 million allegedly owed under contracts to provide flood relief services in 2008.

The lawsuit accuses officials in Henderson County and the Village of Gulfport, Ill., of working with FEMA and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to refuse to compensate the company for the disaster relief it performed when the Mississippi River flooded the Midwest that summer. JESCO voluntarily dismissed the...
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