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September 12, 2010

Iraq veteran filed burn pit lawsuit over exposure to burn pits while serving abroad

Iraq veteran Tim Wymore suffers from three lesions on his brain, a lesion on his eye, a blood disorder, a damaged esophagus and various abdominal problems that ultimately led to the removal of most of his colon. He is one of hundreds of military veterans and personnel who have filed burn pit lawsuits against military defense contractors KBR and Halliburton alleging that exposure to the hazardous toxins generated by open-air burn pits on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan caused them to suffer from serious illnesses.

He is also one of many who fear that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) may not provide the benefits needed as a result of the injuries and illness that may have been caused by burn pit exposure.

Read more about Tim Wymore and the burn pit lawsuits in a full article featured in St. Louis Today.

Learn more about the burn pit lawsuits in In re KBR Inc. Burn Pit Litigation that, following a recent ruling in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, will now proceed.

Read about how Motley Rice burn pit lawyers are fighting on behalf of those who may have suffered as a result of burn pit exposure.