The Government has Set Aside Billions of Dollars to Compensate for Injuries, Losses, or Death Caused by the Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune.
The water supply at Camp Lejeune was contaminated between 1953 and 1987. If you or someone you know was exposed to the toxic water, it may be hard to comprehend all the ramifications, let alone to seek justice – that is where the Law Offices of Mark Yablonovich comes in.
The Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 was signed into law on August 10, 2022. This law enables veterans, civilians, and anyone exposed to the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune to recover for the harm they suffered.
If you or a loved one have been exposed to the water at Camp Lejeune, please get in touch with us today for a free consultation.
Anyone exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune for at least 30 days between 1953 and 1987 may bring a lawsuit.
Lawsuits are successful when it can be shown that “it is as likely as not” the water at the Marine base caused harm. Studies can be used to link the water to the harm.
If the person who was harmed has passed away, a representative, such as a family member, may be able to bring a lawsuit on their behalf.
Toxic substances known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were found in the water at Camp Lejeune.
These chemicals and solvents have been classified as cancer-causing or probably cancer-causing:
The contaminated water was supplied to many buildings on the base, endangering countless veterans, civilians, children, and even fetuses.
Exposure to contaminated water occurs through ingestion or contact.
Exposure can occur by drinking, bathing, cooking, and even washing clothes in contaminated water.
The contaminated water at Camp Lejeune may have caused a range of serious health issues such as cancer, harm to organs, or changes to behavior and cognitive functioning.
The water contamination at Camp Lejeune may have resulted in symptoms such as:
If you or a loved one were exposed to the dangerous water at Camp Lejeune or are suffering from any of these symptoms, schedule a visit with your doctor. Your health is first and foremost. As you navigate your healing process, our attorneys can help navigate you on the road to justice.
The contaminated water at Camp Lejeune may have caused the following medical conditions and more:
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