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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit

On August 6, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that the United States Marine Corps had violated the federal Superfund law by failing to take action to clean up contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune. The lawsuit was brought on behalf of more than 700,000 current and former Marines and their families who were exposed to the contaminated water.

What is the Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit?

The Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuit is a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of Marines, sailors, and their families who were exposed to contaminated water at the U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina. The lawsuit alleges that the U.S. government knew about the contamination but failed to warn or protect the service members and their families.

If you or a loved one was stationed at Camp Lejeune and has since been diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact a experienced attorney today to learn more about your legal rights.

Who is eligible to file a claim?

If you were stationed at Camp Lejeune between 1957 and 1987, you may be eligible to file a claim for benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In order to file a claim, you must have been diagnosed with one of the following illnesses:

• Kidney cancer

• Liver cancer

• Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

• Leukemia

• Aplastic anemia

• Multiple myeloma

If you are the surviving spouse or child of a veteran who was stationed at Camp Lejeune and died from one of the above illnesses, you may also be eligible to file a claim.

What are the benefits of filing a claim?

There are many benefits to filing a claim in the Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuit. First and foremost, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Additionally, by coming forward and sharing your story, you may help prevent others from suffering the same fate as you. Finally, by participating in the lawsuit, you will be sending a strong message to those responsible for the contamination that their actions will not be tolerated.

Free Camp Lejeune Lawsuit Consultation

If you or a loved one were stationed at Camp Lejeune and developed cancer or other serious health problems, you may be eligible for compensation. Our lawyers are offering free consultations to evaluate your case.

The United States government has set aside $2 billion to settle claims for those who were affected by the water contamination at Camp Lejeune. If you think you may have a claim, we encourage you to contact us for a free consultation. We have experience handling these types of cases and can help you get the compensation you deserve.