Tens of Millions Obtained for Our Clients*
The Camp Lejeune Justice Act has passed, meaning certain individuals are now able to sue and recover damages for harm from exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina between August 1, 1953, and December 31, 1987. Over a million people working or living in Camp Lejeune, including veterans and their families, may have been injured due to contaminated wells that contained chemicals known to cause several types of cancer, reproductive problems, birth defects, Parkinson’s disease, and other severe illnesses.
To find out if you have a claim to pursue injury compensation, please call our experienced Camp Lejeune water contamination attorneys at (252) 777-2222.
Did your family unknowingly drink or bathe in poisonous water?
Between 1953-1987 people living or working at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina were exposed to contaminated water that has caused death, illness, and life-altering health conditions. What’s worse, senior military leaders knew of the risks and concealed knowledge of the problem. Now it’s time for justice: for the brave men and women who served our country.
Veterans and civilians alike suffered — illness, death, complications at childbirth, children and adults.
Hundreds of thousands of Camp Lejeune veterans, their families and civilian employees have suffered or died from toxic chemicals being dumped and leaked into their water. The recognized contamination period lasted from 1953 to 1987.
What diseases were caused by the toxic water?
- Bladder cancer
- Breast cancer
- Esophageal cancer
- Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- Female infertility
- Hepatic steatosis
- Lung cancer
- Multiple myeloma
- Myelodysplastic syndromes
- Neurobehavioral effects
- Kidney cancer
- Renal toxicity
- Parkinson’s disease
- Many other diseases
Where did the contaminated water come from?
Three separate groundwater sources were contaminated, including the water systems of Hadnot Point, Tarawa Terrace and Holcomb Boulevard.
What were the toxic chemicals included in the water?
- Benzene: chemical found in gasoline
- Methylene chloride: chemical solvent
- Vinyl chloride: colorless gas
- Trichloroethylene (TCE): metal cleaner
- Tetrachloroethylene: dry cleaning agent
Our Camp Lejeune water contamination lawyers have 60 years of combined experience among them. Our law firm has advocated for victims of injury across the country with nearly six decades of combined experience. We put all of our knowledge, resources, and experience to work in fighting for compensation on your behalf.