Untimely Negligence Claims Dismissed In Florida Suit Alleging Heavy Metal Exposure

Untimely Negligence Claims Dismissed In Florida Suit Alleging Heavy Metal Exposure

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - The Federal Tort Claims Act claims of five bellwether plaintiffs in an action filed by federal corrections officers and their families for exposure to heavy metals from an electronics recycling business in a Florida prison were dismissed Aug. 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida because the claims were filed outside the two-year, FTCA statute of limitations (Chelsie Bailey, et al. v. United States, No. 12-104, N.D. Fla.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118629).

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