KBR Ordered To Spill Investigation Docs At Heart Of FCA Case

Law360, Washington (June 26, 2015, 5:06 PM EDT) -- KBR Inc. took a hit in an ongoing False Claims Act suit from the federal government Thursday when a Texas federal judge ordered the company to hand over an internal investigation report on alleged kickbacks at the center of the case on the grounds it had waived attorney-client privilege of the document.

Obliging the government's midtrial request to compel the report, U.S. District Judge Marcia A. Crone ruled shortly before closing arguments in the case that protection for the report had been waived nine years before when one KBR employee transmitted it to another, an attorney for KBR confirmed to Law360...

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