Camp Lejeune Plaintiffs Tell MDL Court They Intend to Appeal Statute of Repose Decision
March 11, 2015
ATLANTA –– Plaintiffs with claims pending in the Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Multidistrict Litigation docket have informed the MDL Court that they intend to seek review of an appellate court’s finding that North Carolina’s statute of repose applies to the underlying claims and does not contain an exception for latent diseases.
According to a Feb. 25 minute sheet filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the Camp Lejeune plaintiffs advised the court during a recent status conference that “they intend to petition for Certiorari by the deadline.”
While the defendants maintained during the status conference …