US Wins Dismissal Of KBR Suit Over Toxic Exposure Defense

Law360, Los Angeles (March 10, 2014, 6:33 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge on Friday dismissed KBR Inc.'s suit seeking indemnification for its defense against suits brought by military personnel injured by toxic chemical agents while guarding an Iraqi facility, finding the court lacked jurisdiction because KBR didn't submit a valid certified claim.

Judge Lynn J. Bush granted the federal government's motion to dismiss KBR's breach of contract suit without prejudice, finding the Court of Federal Claims lacks jurisdiction over the suit because KBR failed to submit a valid claim to the...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.