Vietnam Vets Can Proceed With Secret-Experiment Suit

Law360, New York (January 21, 2010, 4:21 PM EST) -- Vietnam veterans who allege the U.S. Department of Defense and CIA exposed them to toxic chemicals and biological agents have won the right to continue litigating almost all their claims against the government.

Judge Claudia Wilken threw out most DOD and CIA motions to dismiss the suit in an order filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, a win for veterans who claim that government scientists used them as guinea pigs as part of secret experiments that began in the...
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