Camp Lejeune Plaintiffs Oppose Motions to Dismiss, Says U.S. Ignores ‘Decades of Precedent’



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  • Benson Opposition


RALEIGH, N.C. –– Plaintiffs asserting Camp Lejeune water contamination claims have opposed efforts to dismiss the claims, arguing that the United States has misread the plain text of the Camp Lejeune Justice Act and ignores “decades of precedent construing 28 U.S.C. § 2675, and would frustrate Congress’s core purpose in enacting the statute: to provide immediate relief to long-suffering victims of the government’s failure to provide safe water at Camp Lejeune, many of whom have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses.”

In a Nov. 7 brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, the plaintiffs …






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