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£50million compensation for RAF heroes exposed to toxic chemicals

THIRTEEN RAF servicemen who say they were exposed to toxic chemicals in Iraq are in line for £50million in compensation. By Robert Kellaway/Published 1st September 2013 Their case will reach a crucial stage on Tuesday when American judges will decide whether their claim can go to trial. The servicemen were guarding a ­water treatment plant for [...]

September 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Blog,British Troops,KBR Lawsuits,News Coverage,Qarmat Ali Case Update,Qarmat Ali News,Sodium Dichromate & Hexavalent Chromium | Read More »

Fight for justice over Iraq chemicals ‘exposure’ – video

14 RAF airmen claim a US defence contractor’s negligence meant they were exposed to toxic chemicals during the Iraq war. But they also feel let down by Britain’s MoD. Click on the link below to watch the report http://www.channel4.com/news/fight-for-justice-over-iraq-chemicals-exposure-video

August 28th, 2013 | Posted in Blog,British Troops,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali News,Video & Media | Read More »

American court ruling gives fresh hope to seven RAF men in Iraq ‘poison’ claim

By TOM KELLY US troops awarded £4.4m in damages Exposed to agent which damages lungs and kidneys Now seven RAF men may make similar claim A court ruling has given fresh hope to seven RAF gunners suing a company that allegedly made them ill by exposing them to a toxic chemical in Iraq. A US jury [...]

January 2nd, 2013 | Posted in British Troops,KBR Lawsuits,News Coverage,Qamat Ali Overview,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali News,Sodium Dichromate & Hexavalent Chromium | Read More »

First UK Iraq Vet Sues Contractor KBR Over Alleged Toxic Exposure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE First UK Iraq Vet Sues Contractor KBR Over Alleged Toxic Exposure Contractor also accused of misleading British military HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2010 – A retired Royal Air Force sergeant joined more than 80 U.S. veterans in litigation against military contractor KBR, Inc. over alleged toxic exposure at a contaminated site near Basra, Iraq, the Doyle Raizner [...]

February 5th, 2010 | Posted in British Troops,Press Release,Qarmat Ali News | Read More »

Doyle Raizner is proud to represent Andy Tosh, 1st Member of British forces at Qarmat Ali to join suit against KBR

Sgt Tosh in Iraq, 2003

Along with members of the US Army National Guard, a large contingent of the British forces deployed in 2003 were also tasked with protecting KBR’s Qarmat Ali project near Basra, Iraq.   Unfortunately, these men, primarily members of the RAF Regiment, were likewise wholly unprotected against the hazards of sodium dichromate-an anticorrosive chemical containing nearly pure hexavalent [...]

February 4th, 2010 | Posted in Blog,British Troops | Read More »

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