KBR Prevails In Suit Over Toxic Exposure In Iraq

Law360, New York (September 10, 2010, 5:56 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out a failure-to-warn suit brought by a disabled veteran against contracting firm Kellogg Brown and Root Service Inc. and related entities over his alleged exposure to toxic chemicals during the most recent Iraq War.

The decision, issued Thursday by Judge Terrence F. McVerry in the U.S. Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, said the contractor had no obligation to warn the soldier he might be exposed to dangerous chemicals because it had no authority over him and did not produce...
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