Jim Murphy Quoted in Article, “High Court May Redraw Line on U.S. Liability for Flooding”

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“High Court May Redraw Line on U.S. Liability for Flooding”
In a September 26, 2012, Law360 article, Mr. Murphy, a partner in the firm’s Nashville office, commented on Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. U.S., a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Closely monitored by environmental and property law experts, the case likely will set a new standard for if and when damage from temporary, controlled flooding by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is something for which the government can be held liable beyond tort claims.