Flint Residents File 2 Cases, Say Michigan Governor, Others Liable For Lead Crisis

(January 20, 2016, 2:01 PM EST) -- Residents of Flint, Mich., on Jan. 19 filed two putative class action lawsuits in Michigan state court, seeking damages for lead contamination in the city’s water supply. One lawsuit names Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and his administration as defendants, while the other complaint names the City of Flint and its officers as defendants (Melissa Mays, et al. v. Gov. Rick Snyder, et al., No. N/A, Mich. Clms., and Melissa Mays, et al. v. City of Flint, et al., No. 16-N/A. Mich. Cir., Genesee Co.).

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