October 4, 2018 / 12:04 AM / 2 months ago

3rd Circuit revives medical monitoring claims against U.S. Navy

A federal appeals court has revived claims for medical monitoring against the U.S. Navy by two Pennsylvania families living near two former naval facilities that have been deemed Superfund sites.

Judge Kent Jordan, writing for a unanimous panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, ruled Tuesday that a federal judge in Philadelphia wrongly decided medical monitoring claims were barred by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), better known as the Superfund law.

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