Few Katrina legal battles linger as federal judge wraps up litigation over broken levees

  • by: MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 4, 2014 - 11:10 AM

NEW ORLEANS — A team of plaintiffs' attorneys has spent roughly $16 million to sue the Army Corps of Engineers over levee breaches that flooded most of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Joseph Bruno, one of those lawyers, estimates that they ultimately will recoup a mere $3.5 million of their investment.

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