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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit

North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune is lauded as the largest Marine Corps Base on the east coast. Unfortunately, countless service members, their families and civilians who lived and worked at the training facility between Aug. 1, 1953 and Dec. 31, 1987 may have been exposed to toxic water sources that are believed to cause birth defects, cancer and other life-altering diseases.

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Lawmakers are considering passing legislation that would allow people who were exposed to the toxic drinking water for at least 30 days to seek compensation. If you believe you were affected, we can help.

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If you or a loved one served or worked at Camp Lejeune between Aug. 1, 1953 and Dec. 31, 1987 and developed severe health complications, a knowledgeable toxic exposure attorney can help you weigh your options for compensation and discuss your potential eligibility for litigation under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act. We are available at any time by email or call 866.855.9017 for more information.

Camp Lejeune health effects

Toxic water at Camp Lejeune has been traced to multiple sources, including harmful chemicals from an area dry cleaning operation as well as multiple underground fuel storage tanks believed to have leaked at least a million gallons of fuel contaminating groundwater, and other improper dumping of toxic chemicals.

According to the VA, two wells at the base that were closed in 1985 contained the following toxins:

Trichloroethylene (TCE)
Perchloroethylene (PCE)
Benzene
Vinyl chloride
Other compounds

Unsafe levels of the toxins have been linked to numerous diseases and other health effects including:

Birth Defects
Cancer, including: Bladder, Breast, Cervical, Esophageal, Kidney, Leukemia, Liver, Lung, Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and Ovarian
Cardiac Effects
Female Infertility and Miscarriages
Hepatic Steatosis
Neurobehavioral Effects
Parkinson’s Disease
Renal Toxicity
Scleroderma


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