Camp Lejeune Plaintiff Seeks Rehearing of Decision Affirming Dismissal of Suit




ATLANTA – A petition for rehearing has been filed by plaintiffs in a Camp Lejeune lawsuit, one month after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit upheld a lower court’s decision to dismiss the case on grounds that the plaintiffs had failed to disclose prior bankruptcy proceedings. Jones v. United States of America, No. 11-13158 (11th Cir.).

The plaintiffs filed the petition for rehearing on April 30 in the appellate court, contesting the court’s finding that the lawsuit was judicially estopped.

In the brief, the plaintiffs maintain that they had standing to appeal the denial of a …






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