Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune Judges Appoint a Settlement Master and Liaison

The Judges overseeing the Camp Lejeune Litigation case have issued an Order appointing a Settlement Master and liaison, bringing those harmed by the water at Camp Lejeune one step closer to a global resolution. Case Management Order No. 14 was…

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New Legislation To Change the Dynamics of Camp Lejeune Trials

The Capitol Hill publication Roll Call has released updates about lawmakers’ strategies to expedite lawsuits filed against the Government after Marines and their families were harmed by toxic water at Camp Lejeune. Ed Bell, lead counsel for the plaintiffs, said…

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Critical Deposition Allowed by Camp Lejeune Judge

The Court denied Defendant’s motion to prevent the deposition of Dr. Christopher Portier and will allow the former director of the Agency for Toxic Disease and Registry (ATSDR) to testify on Camp Lejeune. Generally, the Government claimed the burden of…

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Order for Camp Lejeune Track 1 Plaintiff Selection

The Court overseeing the Camp Lejeune Water Litigation entered an important Order this week regarding guidelines for selecting Track 1 Trial Plaintiffs, (Case Management Order No. 12) — Order Regarding Track 1 Trial Plaintiff Selection Protocol. This is a meaningful…

Camp Lejeune Status Update: Motions & Depositions

The first status hearing conference for 2024 centered around pending Motions regarding Camp Lejeune discovery and a jury trial, plus depositions progress. Though this hearing on January 9th was brief, the topics were vital to the case’s progress. Each side…

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Camp Lejeune Court Hearing: Discovery Disputes

Conversations regarding the Camp Lejeune court hearings continue to center around challenges with information gathering and discovery disputes. The Camp Lejeune status conference held on December 5, 2023 was different compared to the previous conferences with multiple Judges and a…

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Camp Lejeune Status Conference: Barriers to Claims Progress

A status conference on the Camp Lejeune lawsuit claims progress was held on October 30, 2023, addressing roadblocks and resolutions to keep the case moving. Congress had previously assigned four Judges. This is a rarity and speaks to the unprecedented…

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Bipartisan Legislation To Expedite Camp Lejeune Cases

Two North Carolina Representatives, Deborah Ross (NC-02) and Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03), have introduced the Camp Lejeune Justice Correction Act to alleviate delays with these cases. The Camp Lejeune Justice Act was monumental in offering relief to those harmed by…

Toxic Water Fight back

A Detailed Look at the Toxic Chemicals in Camp Lejeune’s Water

Camp Lejeune’s water has been described as a toxic stew of chemicals known to cause significant health issues from cancer to cardiac birth defects. The contaminated water on the base served locations where people lived, trained, worked, and attended school.…