Supreme Court allows lawsuit against Flint city officials to advance

TheHill | 1/21/2020 | Harper Neidig
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The Supreme Court will allow a lawsuit to move forward against Flint, Mich., officials over their role in the city's public health crisis following its decision to switch water sources in 2014.

The court said on Tuesday it would not hear an appeal from city officials after lower courts denied their efforts to have the case dismissed.

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After the city's decision to change water sources from Lake Huron to the Flint River, which had been widely considered to be contaminated, Flint residents reported widespread cases of hair loss, skin rashes, Legionnaire's disease and lead poisoning.

Twelve people died from Legionnaire's disease in the aftermath.

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The case was brought in 2016 by Shari Guertin, a Flint resident whose child drank the lead-contaminated water, against...
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