Covidien Says AECOM Overcharged On Nuke Cleanup Contract

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 2:45 PM EDT) -- Medical device company Covidien PLC on Wednesday accused environmental engineering firm AECOM Technical Services Inc. of breaching a contract by overbilling $12 million for a job to clean up a St. Louis facility contaminated with hazardous nuclear materials.

Tyco Healthcare Group LP, doing business as Covidien, says in a suit filed in Massachusetts federal court that Mallinckrodt LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Covidien, formerly operated the St. Louis plant that extracted columbium and tantalum compounds from ores. The cleanup of the facility has been plagued by...
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