Case Conclusion Date:July 9, 2012
Practice Area:Class Action
Outcome:TCID found liable.
Description:In a victory for the Fernley Flood victims, a jury found Truckee Carson Irrigation District (TCID) liable for the January 5, 2008 embankment failure. The verdict came after a 14-day jury trial. The jury found TCID negligently maintained the Truckee Canal and that its negligence was the proximate cause of the embankment failure. The damages will be determined at a later date.