A local law firm found a new loophole and is preparing a lawsuit to seek damages arising from the 2011 Missouri River flood.
“For 85 years, the lower federal courts thought floodwaters come and go and that therefore there was no permanent damage,” said Ed Murphy, a partner in Murphy, Taylor, Siemens and Elliott. “This flood exception meant property owners were simply out of luck.”
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