Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Over Flint Lead Poisoning

A class-action lawsuit has been filed involving the poisoning of water with lead in Flint, Michigan.

“Seven families in Flint, Michigan, filed a class-action lawsuit on Monday, seeking to hold a raft of city and state officials responsible for the lead-poisoning crisis that has made Flint into a symbol of government failure and environmental disaster, NBC News reported.

The suit is the latest in a tide of litigation spawned by the crisis. Lawyers will ask the courts to certify a class action that would cover any Flint kids who were poisoned when water from the Flint River corroded aging pipes and leached lead into the system.” [READ MORE]