Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit
Shook & Stone - Nevada Mass Tort Attorneys
Class Action & Mass Tort
Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
You served your country proudly. Now it’s time for your country to stand up for you.
If you were stationed at Camp Lejeune any time between 1957 and 1987, you may have been exposed to contaminated water. As many as one million service members and their families could have been affected.
Today, people who served at Camp Lejeune are suffering from illnesses caused by the water contamination. cancers, leukemia, infertility, birth defects, and other serious health conditions have been linked to the contaminated water.
If you served at Camp Lejeune and have been diagnosed with one of these conditions, you may be eligible for disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). You may also be eligible for healthcare benefits and compensation from the Department of Defense (DoD).
The water contamination at Camp Lejeune happened over 30 years ago, but it’s only recently that the full extent of the problem has come to light. In the last few years, scientific studies have confirmed that the contaminated water was responsible for a host of serious health problems.
But despite the clear evidence, the VA and the DoD have been slow to act. They’ve denied benefits to veterans and their families, and they’ve resisted calls for further investigation.
The Veterans Legal Advocacy Group is fighting for the rights of Camp Lejeune veterans and their families. We’re committed to getting you the benefits you deserve.
Toxic Water Side Effects
There are a number of conditions that have been linked to the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune:
Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer after taking Zantac or another ranitidine medication may be eligible to file a lawsuit. This includes people who have been diagnosed with:
VA Benefits for Camp Lejeune 1953 - 1987 Veterans
The VA offers a number of benefits for veterans who were exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune. These benefits include disability compensation, healthcare, and other services.
To be eligible for these benefits, you must have served at Camp Lejeune for at least 30 days between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987. You must also have been diagnosed with one of the following conditions:
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Aplastic anemia
- Parkinson’s disease
If you served at Camp Lejeune and have been diagnosed with one of these conditions, you may be eligible for disability benefits from the VA. You may also be eligible for healthcare benefits and compensation from the DoD.