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Class Action

Apr. 17, 2024

Government claims veteran plaintiff class lacks commonality

Lawyers for the U.S. government say that the National Veterans Foundation’s proposed plaintiff class in a case accusing the government of neglecting their duty to provide adequate housing for veterans is too broad.

Lawyers defending the U.S. government against claims they neglected their duty to provide adequate care and housing to homeless veterans, especially those with mental and behavioral impairments, argued in a court filing that the National Veterans Foundation’s proposed plaintiff class was overbroad and insufficiently defined.

On April 1, the plaintiffs’ counsel proposed a class of thousands of homeless and disabled veterans in Los Angeles C...

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