Flooding Lawsuit Is Filed Against City And County

The first of what could be several lawsuits from the 2019 flood has been filed against both the city and county.

Freeman Lee Crowder III of Livingston filed suit Feb. 19 against Overton County and the City of Livingston in the Circuit Court of Overton County asking for compensation from damages resulting from the February 2019 flood event.

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3 Comments

  1. Doug Clark on March 17, 2020 at 5:30 pm

    Can’t really blame him , but he should loose. Everyone knows that it floods where his property is. Been doing it for years. Don’t have a leg to stand on. But does he have enough money to buy the win in court ?

  2. Loren Crowder on March 19, 2020 at 10:03 pm

    @ Doug Clark. It’s not about money it’s about the state, county, & city doing the right things to fix the problem that they’ve cause. They’ve had a year to address the issue and nothing has been done. This will continue to happen year after year (almost did this year) because of HWY 52 and the amount of rainfall that is occurring. We love our town that’s why we own 4 businesses in the city limits. When purchasing this property the water was not a treat to the buildings. Also it’s not in a flood zone.

  3. Charlie Brown on March 22, 2020 at 4:01 pm

    308 mofield street flood’s to, and it’s the city’s fault, they let the next door business fill up the culfurt with concrete which floods our home, we have complained, ask for help, no help yet, Everytime it rains I get scared.

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