Soldier's Parents Take KBR Electrocution Case To 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (October 15, 2012, 7:14 PM EDT) -- The parents of a soldier electrocuted in his shower at a U.S. Army base in Iraq asked the Third Circuit on Monday to overturn a lower court's ruling that military contractor KBR Inc. could not be held liable for his death.

Staff Sgt. Ryan Maseth’s parents sued KBR shortly after his January 2008 death, alleging the company was negligent in performing electrical system maintenance at the base. In July, a federal judge ruled KBR could not be held liable because that would require an evaluation of...
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