Lead Counsel Appointed In Hurricane Harvey Flood Suits

Law360, Houston (November 21, 2017, 6:04 PM EST) -- A federal judge in a flurry of orders Monday appointed four groups of lead counsel to steer claims brought by the thousands of homeowners alleging the government is responsible for flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, also spelling out a framework for the litigation going forward.

As part of four orders, U.S. Court of Federal Claims Chief Judge Susan G. Braden appointed separate groups of lead counsel — one to handle pretrial jurisdictional discovery on any initial motions to dismiss the lawsuits over the government's...
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