KBR Burn Pit Litigation Dismissed; Jurisdiction Over Veterans' Claims Denied

KBR Burn Pit Litigation Dismissed; Jurisdiction Over Veterans' Claims Denied

GREENBELT, Md - The KBR Burn Pit personal injury multidistrict litigation consolidated in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland was dismissed Feb. 27 for lack of jurisdiction under the political question and derivative sovereignty affirmative defenses and the combatant exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act (In re: KBR Inc. Burn Pit Litigation., No. 09-2083, MDL 2083, D. Md.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26606; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2682).

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