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Class Action Status Denied for MS Katrina Homeowners



The Wall Street Journal [subscription needed] relates yet a defeat for Richard Scruggs, who had attempted to consolidate thousands of homeowner suits against insurers, despite different policy language and different damage in each case.

Each homeowner can of course file suit himself, but it is likely that many marginally plausible suits will not be filed at all.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.