KBR Tells 3rd Circ. It's Not Liable For Soldier's Death

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 7:48 PM EST) -- Defense contractor KBR Inc. urged the Third Circuit on Friday to affirm a lower court's decision that it cannot be held liable for the 2008 accidental death of a special forces soldier at a military base in Baghdad.

In a brief to the Third Circuit, KBR asserted that a Pennsylvania federal court got it right when it dismissed a suit brought by the parents of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Maseth in July, saying it is barred by the political question doctrine and preempted by the...
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