STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Camp Lejeune Plaintiffs Oppose U.S. Motion to Dismiss; Say Federal Circuits Now Split on Statute of Repose Issue
April 12, 2016
ATLANTA –– The plaintiffs asserting Camp Lejeune water contamination claims have opposed a motion to dismiss filed by the United States, contending, in part, that a recent decision has split federal courts on whether North Carolina’s statute of repose applies to latent diseases.
In a brief filed March 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the plaintiffs further argued that the defendant has failed to examine the various causes of action pled in the individual complaints.
In the Feb. 4 motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the ...