Complaint filed by residents of sinking subdivision

07/17/2013 // West Palm Beach , Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)

Lakeport, CA – Residents of a sinking subdivision in a Northern California community have filed a complaint against the county in which they reside. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), homeowners in the Lake County subdivision say the reason their homes began sinking one-by-one into a hilltop is due to a previously undetected leaking county water system.

Michael Green, an attorney for the 41 homeowners in the subdivision, is seeking $5 million in damages for each one.

Green is quoted by the AP as stating, “They’re facing a pretty significant economic disaster…We’re just trying to get these folks reasonable compensation.”

Officials in the county have 45 days to respond to the complaint filed by Green before a lawsuit can be filed.

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