3rd Circ. Revives Suit Against KBR For Soldier's Death

Law360, Los Angeles (August 1, 2013, 4:34 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Thursday revived a wrongful death suit against military contractor KBR Inc. by the estate of a soldier who was fatally electrocuted while showering in a Baghdad military base KBR maintained, saying the lower court must determine which state's laws apply to the case.

A three-judge panel for the Third Circuit revived the suit filed by the parents of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Maseth, ruling the plaintiffs' claims could survive depending on which state's laws are found to apply to the diversity...
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HARRIS et al v. KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT SERVICES, INC.


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2:08-cv-00563

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Pennsylvania Western

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P.I.: Other

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Nora Barry Fischer

Date Filed

April 22, 2008

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