Louisiana coastal erosion lawsuit: Attorneys explain its chances and potential pitfalls

Nola: The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East’s jaw-dropping lawsuit this week against a host of oil, gas and pipeline companies is creative and ambitious, some local attorneys with knowledge of coastal issues said. But because the suit is so broad and unique, and so lacks precedent, they said, its outcome remains far from certain. “This is such an unprecedented lawsuit,” said Blaine LeCesne, a tort law professor at Loyola University in New Orleans. “There has never been a claim of this......

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