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Delta Township Couple Can Sue Eaton County Drain Commissioner Over Property Flooding

by: Matt Newburg

February 8, 2018 at 3:02 PM EST

A negligence lawsuit over constant flooding in a Delta Township subdivision is moving forward against the Eaton County Drain Commissioner, despite the county’s argument that it is not responsible for the flooding problem.

In Nakfoor v Our Savior Lutheran Church, et al., the Michigan Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, Deb and Larry Nakfoor. The Court of Appeals rejected the Drain Commissioner’s argument that the Nakfoors’ claims should be dismissed and, instead,...