Plaintiff Backs Appeal, Says Bankruptcy Trustee Should Be Party in Camp Lejeune Action
January 31, 2012
ATLANTA -- A plaintiff appealing the dismissal of her Camp Lejeune action has filed a reply brief in which she argues that the award of summary judgment in favor of the government never would have occurred if the District Court had permitted the substitution of a bankruptcy trustee as a plaintiff in the action. Jones v. United States of America, No. 11-13158 (11th Cir.).
In the Jan. 13 reply brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the plaintiff further argues that she has standing to bring the appeal since the trustee was never considered a …