USACE May Recover Reasonable Overhead

Friday, October 27, 2006
The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled that, where the US Army Corps of Engineers undertakes to repair a lock and miter gate damaged by a tug and barge, it is entitled to recover its reasonable overhead in addition to its direct expenses. United States v. Capital Sand Co., Inc., No. 05-3405 (8th Cir., October 25, 2006). Source: HK Law
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