Panel to Hear Oral Arguments On
112/SHAD Chem-Bio, Radiological Testing Cases
WHAT: Veterans of chemical,
biological, and radiological testing during the Cold War will be present at
oral arguments before a three-judge panel that will hear an appeal of a
lower court decision unfavorable to the plaintiffs. The lawsuit, in which
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) is the lead plaintiff, charges individuals
in the Department of Defense with obfuscating and concealing information
that veterans need to make claims for service-connected compensation with
the Department of Veterans Affairs.
with plaintiffs and their attorneys can be arranged by contacting Bernard
Edelman at VVA, 301-585-4000 ext. 118, prior to the court hearing.
WHEN: Tuesday, December 6, 2005, at 9:30
WHERE: Federal District Court, 333
Constitution Avenue, 5th Floor, Washington, D.C.