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Defendants: Flint, Mich., Residents’ Claims Fail In Water Crisis Lawsuit

Mealey's (October 14, 2016, 1:59 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — A group of defendants in a putative class action filed by residents of Flint, Mich., contending that various state officials are liable for injuries that have stemmed from exposure to lead-contaminated drinking water moved in Michigan federal court to have the case dismissed on grounds that they are covered by sovereign immunity and federal law pertaining to drinking water “provides a comprehensive remedial scheme which precludes all claims” (Lawrence Washington, Jr., et al. v. Governor Richard Dale Snyder, et al., No. 16- 11247, E.D....
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