US Can't Nix $8M Suit Over Damaged Afghanistan Vehicles

Law360, New York (August 29, 2012, 4:05 PM EDT) -- The federal government must face an $8 million suit alleging it breached a contract to lease military vehicles in Afghanistan from Overseas Lease Group Inc. by returning the vehicles in poor condition and refusing to pay for repairs, a federal judge ruled Friday.

U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judge Robert H. Hodges Jr. granted OLG's Dec. 19 motion for summary judgment on claims the government breached the terms of the contract to lease both armored and unarmored cars. The suit, filed in February 2011, claims the...
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