Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP attorneys are part of a team representing the State of Mississippi and others who hold more than 350,000 acres of property along the Mississippi River and seek compensation from the United States for increased flooding on their properties caused by the Old River Control Complex, which is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Plaintiffs include school districts with properties used to fund educational activities in Mississippi.  The Plaintiffs’ cases were brought in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, have been consolidated as one case for pretrial purposes, State of Mississippi v. United States (19-231 L), and overcame the United States’ Motion to Dismiss on February 6, 2020.

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