Settlement ‘imminent’ in class action lawsuit over Flint water crisis

Settlement worth around $600M

Officials say pandemic, statute of limitations won’t prevent justice in Flint water crisis

FLINT, Mich. – A settlement is “imminent” in a class action lawsuit over the Flint water crisis.

Details about the settlement are expected to be released sometime this week.

Sources tell Local 4 the settlement is for around $600 million.

The settlement would pay claims seeking damages for lead poisoning that followed after the city switched its water supply from Detroit to Flint.

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