High Court Asks Kagan For US View On KBR Suit

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 4:04 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday invited Solicitor General Elena Kagan to file a brief expressing the views of the government in a negligence suit the wife of an injured soldier brought against military contractor KBR Inc.

Annette Carmichael brought the suit against KBR and former parent company Halliburton Energy Services Inc. on behalf of herself and her husband, Sgt. Keith Carmichael, who was incapacitated in Iraq while protecting a KBR convoy.

"The Supreme Court's request to the solicitor general is not unusual in cases such...
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