Halliburton Gets Discovery Limited In Iraq Contract Suit

Law360, New York (October 15, 2010, 5:41 PM EDT) -- Halliburton Co., its KBR Inc. subsidiary and fellow defense contractor Daoud & Partners Ltd. have won their bid to limit certain discovery requests in a contract administrator's qui tam action accusing them of inflating the costs of constructing laundry facilities on military bases in Iraq.

Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday granted a joint motion filed by Halliburton and KBR for a protective order allowing them to escape their obligation to answer any discovery requests or...
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