VA Official Flouted Veteran-Owned Business Law: COFC

Law360, New York (October 28, 2010, 6:25 PM EDT) -- A contracting officer for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs failed to follow regulations regarding veteran-owned businesses when she awarded a contract for laundry services at six VA hospitals to a nonprofit agency for the handicapped, a federal judge has ruled.

Judge Charles F. Lettow of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Tuesday granted a motion by Angelica Textile Services Inc., which previously held the contract, for judgment on the administrative record.

Judge Lettow also issued an injunction to set aside the VA's decision to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Bear v. Pimentel et al

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


John Gleeson

Date Filed

February 4, 2010

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