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...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Foxborough Development Corporation Inc v. Hahira, City of et al

Case Number



Georgia Middle

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Hugh Lawson

Date Filed

August 28, 2009

Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.