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Although the tragedy of the Camp Lejeune toxic water contamination goes back decades, the current litigation is only in its earliest stages. Some claimants are starting to file administrative claims with JAG’s Tort Claims Units (which must be filed by August 2024 at the latest.) Others are in the 6 month waiting period after filing an administrative claim, and before filing a civil lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Those who have already filed a civil lawsuit in federal court are stalled in legal processes while the court tries to manage the huge caseload of over 1,000 Camp Lejeune cases to date. As far as we are aware, no settlements have been reached yet in the Camp Lejeune litigation. More ›Share
The Department of the Navy is offering an expedited resolution process for Camp Lejeune water contamination victims. While this may be a quicker way for injured victims to get compensation, it is not the best option for all claimants. More ›Share
Camp Lejeune is a United States Marine Corps base located in Jacksonville, North Carolina. For decades, the base was contaminated with harmful chemicals that affected as many as one million servicemen and women, civilian staff, and their families who lived there. The situation remained unresolved for years, causing many people to suffer serious health problems, including cancers, birth defects, and neurological problems. Now, the victims of Camp Lejeune are taking legal action to bring those responsible for these atrocities to justice. More ›Share
The Camp Lejeune water contamination is a notorious and tragic event that has affected countless military personnel and their families. From 1953 to 1987, the drinking water at Camp Lejeune, a United States Marine Corps base, was contaminated with hazardous chemicals, including benzene, trichloroethylene (TCE), and perchloroethylene (PCE). As a result, many people developed serious illnesses and cancers, leading to a wave of lawsuits and legal actions. More ›Share
If you or your family were stationed at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between August 1953 and December 1987, you may be entitled to out-of-pocket health care costs and compensation for your pain and suffering. Click here for a free case evaluation. More ›Share