US Says Scientist's $5M Chemical Weapons Suit Came Too Late

Law360, Los Angeles (April 20, 2012, 9:09 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Department of Justice attorney asked a federal judge Thursday to throw out a $5 million lawsuit claiming U.S. Army chemical weapons testing injured a biologist doing research in the Utah desert, saying she had missed a two-year window to bring her claims.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffery Nelson asked U.S. District Judge Dale A. Kimball to grant the government’s motion for summary judgment in the case, arguing plaintiff Carolyn Bayless had filed her May 2009 lawsuit at least two years after the Federal Tort Claims...
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