U.S. Challenges Waiver of Sovereign Immunity in Camp Lejeune Action
October 25, 2011
ATLANTA -- The United States has filed a motion to dismiss in a case pending in the Camp Lejeune North Carolina Water Contamination Litigation MDL, contending that the plaintiffs' claims in part fail because they fall under an exception to the waiver of sovereign immunity. In re: Camp Lejeune, North Carolina Water Contamination Litigation, MDL No. 2218; Wright v. United States of America, No. 11-02992 (N.D. Ga.).
In a brief filed Oct. 11 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the United States filed a motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter in a case …