Judgment Grants Veterans Of U.S. Weapons Testing Notices Of Risk, Medical Care

Judgment Grants Veterans Of U.S. Weapons Testing Notices Of Risk, Medical Care

OAKLAND, Calif. - Final judgment was entered Nov. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in the certified class action pursued on behalf of some 100,000 veterans exposed to biological and chemical agents during experiments conducted by the U.S. Department of Defense, Army and CIA since World War I; the Army has an ongoing duty to provide information about the risks of exposure to the agents, and the veterans may seek medical care through the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to the presiding judge (Vietnam Veterans of America, et al. v. Central Intelligence Agency, et al., No. 09-37, N.D. Calif.).

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