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Posted 5 years ago in Government Jury Awards Personal Injury by Michele Bowman  
$85 Million to National Guard Vets Poisoned by KBR

Former National Guard soldiers who are lining up to sue KBR, a former subsidiary of Halliburton, for exposing them to toxins during the early days of the Iraq War got a big boost on Nov. 2 when a Portland, Ore. jury awarded 12 veterans of the Oregon Army National Guard a total of over $85 million. The jury agreed with the plaintiffs that U.S. government contractor KBR negligently exposed them to hexavalent chromium – a known carcinogen in the anticorrosion …

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