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Tort/Negligence – Claim that contamination at Camp Lejeune caused a death is dismissed (access required)

Where a widow alleged her husband’s death was caused by his exposure to contaminated water and environmental toxins while he was stationed at Camp Lejeune, her complaint was dismissed. The alleged exposure occurred in the course of the decedent’s day-to-day, active-duty service and was thus barred by the rule announced in Feres v. United States, ...

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