Award Trimmed To $81M In Guardsmen's Toxin Exposure Suit

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 5:47 PM EDT) -- An Oregon federal judge on Friday rejected KBR Inc.’s bid for a new trial over the exposure of 12 U.S. National Guard members to toxic chemical agents at a facility in Iraq, but reduced the total damage award to $81 million based on statutory limits.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Papak denied KBR’s attempts to retry the dispute after finding that a preponderance of evidence supported the jury’s conclusions that KBR was aware of and affirmatively misrepresented the risks of the hazardous anti-corrosive sodium dichromate, to which...
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