US Loses 2nd Bid To Toss Camp Lejeune Water Suit

Law360, New York (November 12, 2010, 5:20 PM EST) -- The U.S. government has again failed to win dismissal of a lawsuit alleging that residents of Camp Lejeune in North Carolina suffered cancer, birth defects and a slew of other health problems from exposure to dangerous contaminants in the military base's water supply.

Judge Terrence W. Boyle on Tuesday denied the federal government's motion to dismiss the suit under North Carolina's statute of response, saying that the state did not intend the 10 year limit to apply to latent diseases like the plaintiff's non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according...
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