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Blackwater Lawsuit Tossed 7 Years After Grisly Deaths
Posted on 26 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. - (AP) A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit that blamed the security company formerly known as Blackwater for the deaths of four contractors killed in a grisly 2004 ambush on the restive streets of Iraq. U.S. District Judge James C. Fox... Read More

Federal Judge Tosses Part Of Blackwater Lawsuit
Posted on 23 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (AP) A federal judge on Friday tossed out parts of a lawsuit filed by two former employees against the security company once known as Blackwater but is allowing key claims to proceed to trial. The rulings from U.S. District Judge T.S... Read More

Judge: Lawsuit Against Former Blackwater 'Hangs By A Thread'
Posted on 4 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (AP) A jury will continue to hear a civil lawsuit alleging fraud by the security contractor once known as Blackwater, but a judge said Tuesday the case "hangs by a thread." Lawyers for Blackwater, now known as Xe Services,... Read More

Virginia Jury Rules In Favor Of Blackwater In Lawsuit
Posted on 9 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (AP) A jury ruled Friday in favor of the security firm once known as Blackwater, rejecting two former employees' claims that the company overbilled the State Department for its work in Iraq and Afghanistan. Ex-employees Brad and... Read More

Firm Once Known As Blackwater Faces Another Lawsuit
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (AP) A current worker and a former employee of the security contractor previously known as Blackwater have filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the company, the second such suit filed against the firm, according to documents unsealed... Read More

Judge Dismisses Blackwater Founder From Lawsuit
Posted on 27 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (AP) A federal judge dismissed Blackwater founder Erik Prince from a civil lawsuit alleging his former security firm cheated the government in bills it submitted for protecting government employees in Iraq and Afghanistan, in a ruling... Read More