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Government contractor defense

Ackerson v. Bean Dredging LLC

The Fifth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision dismissing a class action against 32 contractors hired by the United States to perform dredging activities in the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) for damages suffered as a result of...

Lamb v. Martin Marietta Energy Sys., Inc.

The court holds that the government contractor defense was available to an operator of a gaseous diffusion plant in an action by neighboring landowners for environmental contamination of their property, but that the operator failed to...