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About Merced County, California
In the News: A lawsuit was recently filed against the county on behalf of the employees of multiple correctional facilities in Merced County. The lawsuit claims that Merced County allowed its employees at these facilities to drink and prepare food with water known to carry high levels of arsenic. The lawsuit is seeking $400 million in damages, which would be split evenly among all of the plaintiffs who opt into the lawsuit. Merced County has denied any wrongdoing and claims both that the arsenic levels in the water are not dangerously high. The County also claims that it is on track to create a new water filtration systemto be put in place soon.
If you need to file a lawsuit in Merced County, you will likely have to do so at the Superior Court of California, County of Merced. This is a trial court of general jurisdiction and has the power to hear all types of criminal cases as well as civil cases, both of limited and unlimited jurisdiction. A local attorney can help you prepare your case for trial in this court.
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Last Modified: 03-22-2015 05:09 PM PDT