STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Pro Se Plaintiff Files Brief Appealing Termination of Camp Lejeune MDL Docket, Says Cases Should Have Been Equitably Tolled
May 30, 2017
ATLANTA –– A pro se plaintiff that had claims pending in the recently dismissed Camp Lejeune water contamination docket has filed his brief in the appeal of the decision, saying that the MDL Court erred when it failed to determine that the plaintiff’s cases should have been equitably tolled.
In a brief filed May 12 in the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, the plaintiff argued that the “government has dragged this out with the cooperation of the Court.”
Plaintiff Andrew U.D. Straw asserted the underlying claims, calling the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base an “environmental nightmare.” His mother, the ...