3rd. Circ. Nixes KBR Toxic Exposure Suit

Law360, New York (July 14, 2011, 12:42 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday affirmed the dismissal of a disabled veteran's failure-to-warn suit against KBR Services Inc. and related entities over his alleged exposure to a toxic anti-corrosive agent during the Iraq War.

A three-judge panel agreed with the district court that three defendants — KBR Inc., Overseas Administration Services Ltd. and Service Employees International Inc. — didn't have the necessary contacts with Pennsylvania to allow plaintiff Glen Bootay to sue them in that state.

Additionally, the panel found that Bootay had failed to state...
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