11th Circuit Denies Petition for Rehearing Filed by Camp Lejeune Plaintiffs

ATLANTA –– The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has denied a petition for rehearing filed by plaintiffs in a Camp Lejeune lawsuit, allowing a decision dismissing the case to stand. Jones v. United States of America, No. 11-13158 (11th Cir.).

In the one-page order issued June 8, the appellate court declined to have a second look at its decision to affirm a lower court’s opinion dismissing the case on grounds that the plaintiffs had failed to disclose prior bankruptcy proceedings.

The plaintiffs filed the petition for rehearing on April 30 in the appellate court, contesting the …


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