Fed. Circ. Says KBR's $12.5M Costs May Be Out Of Its Hands

Law360, Washington (November 5, 2013, 7:24 PM EST) -- A Federal Circuit panel questioned on Tuesday whether it has the authority to grant KBR Inc.'s request for $12.5 million in costs it allegedly incurred in connection with an Iraq War food service contract, noting the contractor's request had already been denied in another appeal.

The three-judge panel voiced concern that KBR's current case is preempted by a September Federal Circuit decision denying the company's attempt to recover the full $41.1 million under another food services contract. In that precedential opinion, the Federal Circuit agreed with...
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