Ringler Radio

Lawsuits Stemming from Burn Pits in Afghanistan & Iraq

 

On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Attorney Jon L. Gelman to talk about U.S. soldiers’ exposure to toxic fumes from the burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan. Larry and Jon look at why burn pits are used in military operations, illnesses affecting the soldiers, response from the military, and the military contractors who are allegedly to blame. Hear how this problem may be the next ‘agent orange’ and what’s being done for plaintiffs in litigation.