Myers v. United States

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20237
No(s). 09-56092 (9th Cir. Jul 15, 2011)

The Ninth Circuit reversed a lower court decision dismissing parents' suit against the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for injuries their child allegedly suffered due to exposure to thallium—a toxic heavy metal—from soil dumped into a landfill adjacent to the child's home ...