Judge Rules Against Brad Pitt In Case Over Poorly Built Hurricane Katrina Homes

Judge Rules Against Brad Pitt In Case Over Poorly Built Hurricane Katrina Homes
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A judge in Louisiana has ruled against actor Brad Pitt in a case involving shoddily built homes created in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

More than one hundred homes were built by Pitt's then group 'Make It Right,' which were later discovered to have been of extremely poor construction.

As Fox Buisness reports:

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge has denied actor Brad Pitt's request to be taken off a lawsuit that says his Make it Right Foundation built shoddy homes in the New Orleans area that was hit hardest by Hurricane Katrina.

The Times-Picayune/ The New Orleans Advocate reports Pitt and other foundation directors asked the court to remove them from the lawsuit, saying they weren't personally responsible for the construction.

Judge Rachael Johnson denied the request last week.

Two homeowners filed the suit. Their attorney, Ron Austin, says the homes built by the foundation in the Lower Ninth Ward have infrastructural issues and residents have reported being sick.

 Source: American Update

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