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KBR ‘disappointed’ in judge’s opinion in case brought by Oregon soldiers, will appeal

By Mike Francis, The Oregonian on April 29, 2013 at 2:34 PM, updated April 29, 2013 at 2:41 PM KBR Inc. is “disappointed” and “strongly disagrees” with the opinion delivered Friday by U.S. District Judge Paul Papak in the negligence case brought by 12 Oregon soldiers. The Houston-based contractor, which was hired by the Army to help [...]

April 29th, 2013 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Oregon Judge Upholds $81 Million Judgment Against KBR in Toxic Chemical Case

By Craig Malisow Mon., Apr. 29 2013 at 1:00 PM Poor KBR just can’t get a break — a federal judge in Oregon has affirmed an $81 million judgment against the Houston-based firm for exposing National Guard soldiers to a deadly chemical at an Iraqi water injection plant in 2003. The judgment was awarded to the first [...]

April 29th, 2013 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Lawyers for Oregon soldiers rebut KBR’s argument about Qarmat Ali

July 26, 2012  – The Oregonian, by: Mike Francis Lawyers for the soldiers suing KBR Inc. take issue with the defense contractor’s argument in the case of a soldier electrocuted in Iraq. In a filing in federal court in Portland Thursday, they point out that Qarmat Ali, the water treatment plant in southern Iraq where [...]

July 29th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Halliburton takes KBR to court over $256 mln tax dispute

July 27 (Reuters – Reporting by Braden Reddall) – Halliburton Co and KBR Inc are battling in court over a $256 million tax dispute, as the two companies seek to put to bed issues lingering from their corporate break-up five years ago. Especially in relation to work done for the U.S. military in Iraq, Halliburton, [...]

July 29th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

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Amanda Halter

Amanda attained a B.A. from Rice University in Houston, Texas and a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law. During college and law school, Amanda worked with Doyle Raizner LLP. After graduation, Amanda joined Latham & Watkins LLP in California where she worked for nearly three years before re-joining Doyle Raizner in March [...]

October 14th, 2010 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

West Virginia Suit Against KBR for Hexovalent Chromiunm and Sodium Dichromate Exposure in Iraq

KBR, a private company, and its operating subsidiaries (including Cayman Island subsidiaries set up by KBR for various purposes described further below) received billions of dollars of no-bid contracts for work in Iraq in 2003. This suit arises from one of the projects KBR was charged with safely completing, a project involving the restoration of the Qarmat Ali water plant in southern Iraq so the facility could resume pumping water down into the Iraqi oil wells for more consistent oil flow.

August 21st, 2009 | Posted in Lawsuits Filed,Texas Court Filings,Texas Lawsuits | Read More »

Ex-Guardsmen claim they were exposed to carcinogens

Seven former guardsmen have filed suit against contractor KBR and its subsidiaries, saying the companies exposed the men to a highly carcinogenic substance at a water plant where they worked as security.

August 21st, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

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