Iraq Tagged Articles

Whistleblower complaint prompts U.S. to sue Army contractor, subcontractors for fraud

Posted: February 3, 2014 Consumer Fraud

A whistleblower complaint has prompted the U.S. government to sue a Houston, Texas-based Army contractor and two Kuwaiti companies for submitting false claims in connection with the logistical support they were contracted to provide for U.S. Army operations in Iraq.

This Memorial Day, remember veterans struggling with traumatic brain injuries

Posted: May 27, 2013 Personal Injury

On Monday, May 27, Americans will observe Memorial Day, remembering all the veterans who sacrificed their lives to shield us from foreign threats and protect the liberties upon which our nation was founded. It is also a good time to

Whistleblower film raises fundamental questions about American rights and freedom

Posted: March 1, 2013 Consumer Fraud

U.S. filmmaker Jim Spione, whose Academy Award nominated documentary Incident in New Baghdad portrayed the transformation of one infantryman after witnessing the July 2007 slayings of two Reuters journalists and a number of Iraqi civilians by U.S. combat helicopters, is

Suicide Prevention Week is opportunity to draw attention to link to TBI

Posted: September 9, 2012 Personal Injury

September 9-15, 2012, is the 38th Annual National Suicide Prevention Week – a week dedicated to raising awareness of suicide and of World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. In the United States, suicide is the tenth leading cause of

Prescription drug cocktails could be killing our combat veterans

Posted: May 7, 2012 Personal Injury

Imagine dutifully serving and surviving your combat tours in the Middle East, only to return home and be killed by a prescription drug. That is apparently what is happening to hundreds of young military veterans coming back to the U.S.

US Soldier allegedly suffered from TBI before Afghan shooting spree

Posted: March 19, 2012 Product Liability

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) during a recent tour of war duty may have been the trigger that sent a US soldier on a bloody rampage, killing Afghan civilians including women and children.

Florida company creates first device for finding traumatic brain injury

Posted: November 13, 2011 Personal Injury

One of the most frustrating and discouraging aspects of concussions and other forms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) is that these injuries, as serious and complex as they are, typically don’t reveal themselves to even the most advanced medical imaging

IOM report indicates more study of TBI necessary to determine effective treatment

Posted: October 26, 2011 Personal Injury

A report released Oct. 11 by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) indicates more study with a larger focus group may be necessary to determine an effective course of treatment for people suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). The study was

DePuy bribed Greek authorities for sales rights and contracts

Posted: April 13, 2011 Pharmaceutical

An international division of DePuy Orthodpaedics Inc. has agreed to pay $7.9 million (£4.8 million) plus prosecution costs to settle a U.K. probe of illegal activities the company allegedly conducted in Greece. The investigation, led by the Serious Fraud Office

Loved ones may recognize TBI symptoms in veterans before doctors

Posted: March 19, 2011 Personal Injury

Traumatic brain injury is one of the most common types of injuries for American soldiers returning from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, but the symptoms of TBI aren’t always obvious or easily recognizable. Sometimes called the “silent injury,” TBI often