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Documents: Contractor KBR Wants Government To Pay $85M

OPB | Nov. 28, 2012 6:55 a.m. | Portland, Oregon Court documents indicate the military contractor KBR is trying to compel the federal government to pay the $85 million dollars in damages that a jury awarded to a group of Oregon soldiers. The filing came up in a dispute between KBR and the Oregon plaintiff’s […]

January 2nd, 2013 | Posted in KBR Lawsuits,News Coverage,Oregon Public Broadcast,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali Case Update | Read More »

Oregon Guard suit against KBR goes forward on hexavalent chromium exposure

A federal judge ruled Monday that a lawsuit by Oregon Army National Guard veterans against war contractor Kellogg Brown & Root can proceed.

August 31st, 2010 | Posted in Oregon Live,Oregon Public Broadcast,Qarmat Ali News | Read More »

Oregon Public Broadcast Radio Interview Oregon National Guard and Mike Doyle

[audio:|autostart=yes] Larry Roberta is one of 21 Oregon Army National Guard soldiers who have filed a lawsuit against the military contractor Kellogg, Brown and Root (KBR). The lawsuit concerns the soldiers' exposure in Iraq to hexavalent chromium, a chemical referred to by some as "Iraq's Agent Orange". The veterans claim it has caused them numerous […]

July 19th, 2010 | Posted in Audio,Interviews,Oregon Live,Oregon Public Broadcast | Read More »

Oregon Public Broadcast News – Judge Allows Oregon Guardsman Cancer Suit To Continue

[audio:|autostart=yes] A federal magistrate in Portland has granted a procedural win for some Oregon soldiers. The Guardsmen are trying to sue a major military contractor for their exposure to carcinogenic material in Iraq. Judge Paul Papak says the group of 21 soldiers may continue their suit against Kellogg, Brown, and Root. The men were guarding […]

April 13th, 2010 | Posted in Audio,Interviews,Oregon Public Broadcast | Read More »

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