Camp Lejeune Plaintiff Files Motion to Create MDL

  • Complaint
  • JPML Motion
  • Motion for Rehearing
  • Statute of Repose Decision

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- A plaintiff who says she developed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma after being exposed to benzene in water at her husband's military base has filed a motion with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to coordinate pretrial proceedings for all similar cases. In re: Camp Lejeune Water Contamination, MDL No. 2218 (JPML); Jones, et al. v. United States, No. 09-106 (E.D. N.C.).

In the Nov. 23 motion to transfer for coordinated pretrial proceedings, plaintiff Laurie Jones notes that there are at least four pending actions against the United States alleging injuries due to exposure to contaminated drinking water at …


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