Plaintiffs in Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Case Contest Jurisdiction

ATLANTA -- Plaintiffs involved in a Camp Lejeune water contamination case pending in the federal MDL have opposed a motion to dismiss on statute of repose grounds, contending that their claims are under Georgia jurisdiction, which does not have a statute of repose. Bryant v. United States of America, No. 10-02741 (N.D. Ga.).

In a supplemental opposition brief filed April 25 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the plaintiffs reassert their position that because their failure-to-warn claims arose while they were living in Georgia, North Carolina law does not apply.

"Unlike North Carolina, Georgia does …


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