Judge Says GSA Immune From Property Purchase Claims

Law360, New York (March 16, 2012, 12:41 PM EDT) -- A Michigan federal judge on Thursday dismissed a property company’s proposed class action against the U.S. General Services Administration for allegedly backing out of a building purchase and costing the plaintiff $4.3 million, ruling the GSA is protected by sovereign immunity for some claims.

U.S. District Judge David M. Lawson also ruled claims were not within his jurisdiction, granting the government’s motion to dismiss the suit.

Detroit-based 1200 Sixth Street LLC claimed the GSA walked away from a 2006 deal it led the company to believe...
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