Appeals Court Refreshes Water Contamination Suit

Law360, New York (January 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A group of mobile home residents who sued a California county health department after allegedly being exposed to dangerously high levels of fluoride will get a second chance in court, now that a state appeals court has ruled that county officials were required to notify water users when water quality monitoring reports indicated contamination.

The decision, handed down Thursday in the Court of Appeal of California for the Sixth District, reversed a ruling by the Superior Court of Monterey County sustaining the county’s demurrer to the...
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