Susan Smith from Tamworth in Staffordshire lost her son Phillip Hewett in Iraq during a bomb attack. She claims his equipment, a snatch Land Rover, was inadequate.
Families of soldiers killed in Iraq have been given the go-ahead by the Supreme Court to bring compensation claims against the Government.
The family of a Tamworth soldier killed in Iraq will find out on the 19th June if they can sue the government for compensation.
Britain's highest court will debate whether soldiers in battle have the right to life.