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Featured MarEx Print Article: Larry Kierns Washington Insider

By Larry Kiern 2012-12-17 13:50:00

Washington attorney and MarEx columnist Larry Kiern weighs in on litigation against dredging contractors in the wake of Gulf Coast hurricanes.

This week’s featured archive MarEx print article is taken from our October edition, which also features the leaders of the American Salvage Association on the cover. Follow along as Larry Kiern, our regular Washington Insider columnist leads you to a better understanding of the national policy implications of recent decisions of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in cases arising from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. The court issued important rulings in litigation leveled against a score of dredging contractors by tens of thousands of claimants alleging that the dredging contractors were liable for the flooding of New Orleans and southeastern Louisiana and for the resulting damages of untold billions of dollars.

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