Montauk homeowners win suit against town over erosion damage

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Some Montauk homeowners have won a suit against the Town of East Hampton.    

People with property on Captain Kidd's Path and Soundview Drive in Montauk sued the town, according to Newsday.

They claimed the town was to blame for erosion to their land, charging town jetties had contributed to the problem.

A jury has agreed the town was at fault.

Their lawyer tells Newsday "The effects of the jetties was basically to destroy their properties."

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