Friday, April 4, 2014

US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Grants Stay


On April 3, 2014 the US 4th Cir Ct of Appeals granted a stay of its Mandate that the case (In Re Burn Pit Litigation) should be remanded and go forward. KBR had filed a Motion for a Stay based upon its intent to file a Petition for Certiorari with the US Supreme Court in an effort to appeal the matter.

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Mar 27, 2014
Burn Pit dust and fumes in Iraq has now becoming the subject of environmental claims by an expanding advocacy group. Today's post is shared from nytimes.com and focusses on the ever expanding alleged consequnces of ...
Mar 19, 2014
M.), a member of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations subcommittee, pressed the VA for answers regarding its failure to diligently and expeditiously implement the Open Air Burn Pit Registry as ...
Mar 07, 2014
KBR Inc. and Halliburton Co. (HAL) are not automatically immune from claims by military service members suing over health damage from the contractors' burn pits, a federal appeals court ruled, (Click here for full ruling) ...
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