Vets Seek Class Cert. Over Alleged Chemical Experiments

Law360, New York (February 13, 2012, 2:10 PM EST) -- Vietnam veterans groups urged a California federal judge on Thursday to certify a class of current and former service members in a suit accusing the CIA of exposing them to chemical and biological agents during experiments without their informed consent.

Veterans advocacy groups Vietnam Veterans of America and Swords to Plowshares argued there were common issues between all of the service members in the proposed class, including the government failing to notify them about the tests or to provide medical care for conditions stemming from chemical...
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