United States military veterans v. Dow Chemical CO, & al. Reference : 05-1760-cv Complaint date : No description Status : Final judgment Place of jurisdiction : United States, New York Plaintiffs types : Other Plaintiffs names : J. M. Twinam and others Defendants : Dow Chemical Lawyers for Health and Environmental Justice : No description Case nature : Civil court Type(s), Product(s), Active substance(s) : Herbicide Requests : The complainants allege that their health problem, for most forms of cancer, was caused by exposure to the "Agent Orange" chemical defoliant during their service in Vietnam. Name of the Court : Court Of Appeals (Ninth circuit) of New York, United States Jurisdiction level : No description Decision date : June 18, 2007 Decision nature : Positive Decision content : No description Legal basis : Court Ruling : Link to the ruling Summary : The plaintiffs contend further that the district court abused its discretion by denying them discovery beyond what was available in files from prior Agent Orange litigation. The present appeal is only the last chapter in a thirty-year struggle by litigants, lawyers and judges of the New York East District Court. The Court has alleged consequences of the use of the Herbicide. Scientific references : No scientifice reference for this case. Related links : No related link for this case.