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LAWSUITS

Agent Orange New Jersey: A clear path?

Several years ago, New Jersey filed suit against Occidental Chemical Corporation, Maxus Energy Corporation and Tierra Solutions, Inc., alleging they intentionally discharged dioxin – an extremely dangerous, cancer-causing chemical – and other contaminants into the Passaic River....
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Monsanto settlement with W.Va. residents approved

A $93 million settlement was reached last February with residents who said Monsanto polluted their community by burning waste from production of the defoliant Agent Orange. The Monsanto plant in Nitro produced herbicides, rubber products and other chemicals. The plant’s...
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LAWSUITS: Vietnam Veterans of America, et al. v. Central Intelligence Agency, et al. Case No. CV-09-0037-CW, U.S.D.C. (N.D. Cal. 2009)

Vietnam Veterans of America, et al. v. Central Intelligence Agency, et al. Case No. CV-09-0037-CW, U.S.D.C. (N.D. Cal. 2009) The Vietnam Veterans of America and Swords to Plowshares, along with eight disabled veterans, the law firm Morrison & Foerster filed on February 9,...
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Appellate Court Rules Poor VA Mental-Health Care for Vets Is Unconstitutional

Appellate Court Rules Poor VA Mental-Health Care for Vets Is Unconstitutional The court's conclusion at the end of its 104-page decision is blunt: The United States Constitution confers upon veterans and their surviving relatives a right to the effective provision of mental...
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Federal appeals court blasts VA mental health care system, orders dramatic overhaul

Federal appeals court blasts VA mental health care system, orders dramatic overhaul Noting that an average of 18 veterans a day commit suicide, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs to dramatically overhaul its mental health care system....
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