Camp Lejeune cases reach Federal Court!…

Image version of Judge order - text version below


“On April 5, 2023, at 1 :00 p.m., the court will hold a status conference in courtroom one of the Terry Sanford Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 310 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina, to discuss various topics including: (1) procedures for preserving evidence; (2) procedures for initial disclosures; (3) fact sheets from plaintiffs in order to avoid countless tailored interrogatories; ( 4) procedures for early identification from plaintiffs of exposure dates, alleged injury, date of injury, and identity of expert witnesses on general causation and specific causation; (5) procedures for early identification from defendant of chemicals in the water at Camp Lejeune, including dates of discharge, levels of discharge, and locations; ( 6) procedures for depositions; (7) procedures for motions on general causation and specific causation under Federal Rules of Evidence 702–05; (8) possible court-appointed experts under Federal Rule of Evidence 706; (9) procedures for settlement or reference for mediation; and (10) other issues in these cases.

So ordered this 20th day of March, 2023
(Signed) James C. Dever III, United States District Judge”