KBR Seeks 9th Circ. Review Of Iraq Poisoning Ruling

Law360, New York (October 21, 2010, 6:05 PM EDT) -- A federal judge is weighing whether to certify an interlocutory appeal of his August ruling denying military contractor KBR Inc.'s motion to dismiss in a suit by more than two dozen Oregon National Guard soldiers who claim they suffered hexavalent chromium poisoning while providing security for the company during its restoration of a water plant in Iraq.

KBR has asked Judge Paul Papak of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon to allow an appeals court to review his conclusion that KBR did not...
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