Md. judge: Military contractors can be sued

Md. judge says soldiers’ lawsuit over burn pits against military contractors can continue.  

Associated Press 

A federal judge says military contractors can be sued by soldiers and others who allege they were harmed by improper waste disposal while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

U.S. District Judge Roger W. Titus ruled last week in Maryland that military contractors including Halliburton Co. must face lawsuits alleging the soldiers were exposed to toxic emissions and contaminated water when they burned waste in open pits.

Titus is overseeing 43 lawsuits filed in 42 states on the issue. The contractors sought to have the lawsuits dismissed.

Titus said the courts must treat lawsuits against such contractors with caution to protect military missions abroad. But he said courts must be prepared to decide such cases if people were harmed. 

Read Full Story

Thank you for sharing.
Follow us to receive the latest updates.

Like Us On Facebook
Follow Us On Twitter

FREE Guide Exclusively for Activist Post Subscribers


Get Our Exclusive 21-page Report 10 Ways to Survive and Thrive During Economic Collapse for FREE!

In this report we share the exact strategies we’re using to survive the economic collapse.

It is overflowing with actionable steps you can take to protect you and your family. Plus, we identify the best opportunities to thrive.

Enter your email address below to get instant access!