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Jury Returns Verdict For Plaintiffs In 1st Phase Of Contamination Trial
Posted on 2 Apr 2011 by Bill G Lowe

FRESNO, Calif. - (Mealey's) A federal jury in California on April 1 returned a verdict for the plaintiffs in the first phase of a mass tort action against the owners of an industrial site in Merced County, Calif., for allowing hexavalent chromium... Read More

Jury Awards Oregon Veterans $85 Million For C6 Exposure At Restore Iraqi Oil Site
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by Bill G Lowe

PORTLAND, Ore. - (Mealey's) The Iraq War contractors accused by Oregon National Guard members in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon of exposing them to hexavalent chromium during a Restore Iraqi Oil mission were found liable by a jury... Read More

Judge Dismisses W.Va. Soldiers' Case Against KBR
Posted on 4 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WHEELING W.Va. - (AP) A federal judge in West Virginia has dismissed two lawsuits filed by National Guardsmen who believe they were exposed to toxic chemicals in Iraq, and those soldiers now plan to join similar litigation in Texas. U.S. District Judge... Read More

Jersey City Residents Sue Over Alleged Chromium Dumping
Posted on 26 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Jersey City residents have filed a lawsuit against Honeywell International of New Jersey and PPG Industries of Pennsylvania for allegedly dumping and failing to clean up cancer-causing hexavalent chromium waste in their neighborhoods... Read More