The law firm that spent nine years fighting and winning health care for veterans subjected to government-administered human testing of chemicals including sarin, mustard gas, and LSD was awarded $3.4 million in fees.

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken approved Oct. 4 the fee award Morrison & Foerster LLP negotiated with the U.S. Army that’s $16 million less than the value of the hours the firm said it put into the case.

“For MoFo it’s represents a continuation of the...