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Defense Contractor Ordered to Pay Millions to National Guard Soldiers

Business  (tags: defense contractor, KBR, National Guard, soldiers win lawsuit, Iraq, 2003, Qarmat Ali water facility, toxic chemicals, hexavalent chromium, negligent exposure, illnesses, carcinogen )

- 2051 days ago -
Defense contractor KBR was negligent in exposing National Guard soldiers to toxic chemicals at a water plant in Iraq, a federal jury in Portland, Oregon, found Friday.

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Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Sunday November 4, 2012, 11:31 pm
Of course they should be compensated.

Georgia L (209)
Monday November 5, 2012, 12:09 am
Gee, we are supposed to trust corporations. I figure rethugs will just make you unable to sue them.

Gloria p (304)
Monday November 5, 2012, 4:14 am
This is what the republican vote brings.

Past Member (0)
Monday November 5, 2012, 1:45 pm
KBR, once a subsidiary of Haliburton, a Cheney company, is notorious for shoddy work and multiple contract violations.

Roger G (154)
Monday November 5, 2012, 1:46 pm
noted, thanks !

Lois Jordan (63)
Monday November 5, 2012, 5:17 pm
Noted w/thanks, Judy. Glad to see some much deserved compensation going to our troops. I hope this decision stands and isn't appealed by that evil KBR.
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