Gulf coast residents' claims, alleging a link between emissions by energy companies and global warming caused hurricane damages, were dismissed by the district court. A federal court may not abrogate principles of res judicata out of equitable concerns. The district court's judgment is affirmed. 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 12-60291, 05-14-2013.
Comer v. Murphy Oil USA Inc.
May 21, 2013