Camp Lejeune Plaintiff Files Brief with 11th Circuit, Contests Dismissal
October 25, 2011
ATLANTA -- A plaintiff appealing the dismissal of her Camp Lejeune water contamination personal injury action has filed a brief with the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, contending that the district court erred when it didn't consider her motion to substitute a bankruptcy trustee as a plaintiff in the action. Jones v. United States of America, No. 11-13158 (11th Cir.).
In the Oct. 18 brief, the plaintiffs additionally note that, should they be compensated for their injuries allegedly caused by exposure to benzene in water at the Marine Corps Based at Camp Lejeune, they intend on "fully" compensating their …