Category Archives: Casualties

Differences in accountability types affecting Public Military and Private Military Actors. The cases of the Haditha Killings and Nisour Square Killings

[Translate] Differences in accountability types affecting Public Military and Private Military Actors. The cases of the Haditha Killings and Nisour Square Killings

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THE DEFENSE BASE ACT: WAR RISK SYNDROME

[Translate] THE DEFENSE BASE ACT: WAR RISK SYNDROME Bromley, C Jason. Public Contract Law Journal; Chicago Vol. 46, Iss. 4,  (Summer 2017): 717-751. Full text preview I. Introduction………………………….. 718 II. Background……………………………. 720 A. The Defense Base Act and War Hazard Compensation Act 720

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US to retry former Blackwater guard for murder in 2007 Baghdad massacre

[Translate] US to retry former Blackwater guard for murder in 2007 Baghdad massacre This June 11, 2014, file photo shows former Blackwater Worldwide guard Nicholas Slatten leaving federal court in Washington after the start of his first-degree murder trial. CLIFF … Continue reading

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Burn Pits and Betrayal: How the U.S. Poisoned its Veterans

[Translate]   November 10, 17 Burn Pits and Betrayal: How the U.S. Poisoned its Veterans As the U.S. marks Veterans Day, the documentary ‘Delay, Deny, Hope You Die’ explores how the Pentagon and its contractors have neglected soldiers poisoned by … Continue reading

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The Odds Are Stacking Up Against Burn Pit Victims

[Translate] The Odds Are Stacking Up Against Burn Pit Victims November 26, 2017, 03:30:00PM. By Gordon Gibb Washington, DCThe dismissal of burn pit exposure class action lawsuits against a military contractor at the state level – and the forthcoming appeal … Continue reading

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THE DEFENSE BASE ACT WAR RISK SYNDROME

[Translate] THE DEFENSE BASE ACT WAR RISK SYNDROME

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Eleven years without answers for family of slain hostage Jonathon Cote

[Translate] Decorated Army veteran Jonathon M. Cote was taken hostage in November 2006 in Iraq, where he was working as a security guard on a convoy. His mutilated body was found 17 months after his abduction. The killers have never … Continue reading

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THE DEFENSE BASE ACT: WAR RISK SYNDROME

[Translate] THE DEFENSE BASE ACT: WAR RISK SYNDROME Bromley, C Jason. Public Contract Law Journal; Chicago Vol. 46, Iss. 4,  (Summer 2017): 717-751. Full text preview I. Introduction………………………….. 718 II. Background……………………………. 720

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What is Next for Burn Pit Lawsuits?

[Translate] What is Next for Burn Pit Lawsuits? October 26, 2017, 08:00:00AM. By Anne Wallace Washington, DCIn August, the plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal In re: KBR, Inc., Burn Pit Litigation seeking to overturn the decision of the Fourth Circuit … Continue reading

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HELPING MORE PATRIOTS FOR LESS MONEY: AMENDING THE DEFENSE BASE ACT TO INSURE DEFENSE CONTRACTORS IN WAR ZONES UNDER THE SERVICEMEMBERS’ GROUP LIFE INSURANCE PLAN

[Translate] HELPING MORE PATRIOTS FOR LESS MONEY: AMENDING THE DEFENSE BASE ACT TO INSURE DEFENSE CONTRACTORS IN WAR ZONES UNDER THE SERVICEMEMBERS’ GROUP LIFE INSURANCE PLAN

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