Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Daniel H. Charest and E. Lawrence Vincent , Burns Charest LLP, Dallas, Texas, Charles Irvine , Irvine & Conner PLLC, Houston, Texas, and Edwin Armistead Easterby , Williams Hart Boundas Easterby, P.C., Houston, Texas, Co-Lead Counsel for Upstream Plaintiffs. With them at trial were Vuk. S. Vujasinovic , VB Attorneys, PLLC, Houston Texas, Lawrence G. Dunbar , Dunbar Barder, PLLC, Houston, Texas, and Amanda Klevorn , Burns Charest LLP, Dallas, Texas.
Kristine S. Tardiff , Trial Attorney, Environment & Natural Resources Division, United States Department of Justice, Concord, New Hampshire. With her at trial and on the briefs were Laura W. Duncan , Environment & Natural Resources Division, United States Department of Justice, Galveston, Texas, Frances B. Morris , Samuel R. Vice , and Frank Singer , Trial Attorneys, Environment & Natural Resources Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. With them at trial was James Purcell , United States Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston, Texas. With them at closing arguments was David Harrington , Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
OPINION AND ORDER
CHARLES F. LETTOW, Senior Judge.
At issue are the financial consequences of flooding of private property located "upstream of the federally designed, built, and maintained Addicks and Barker Dams" and "within the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs;" that occurred when Tropical Storm Harvey ("Harvey") "doused Houston with an...
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