Camp Lejeune is a U.S. Marine Corps base located in Jacksonville, North Carolina. For over 30 years, dangerous contaminants leaked into the base’s tap water supply, causing medical complications for service members and families who lived there.
If you or a family member served at Camp Lejeune between 1953 to 1987, you may be entitled to financial compensation. In these situations, trust the attorneys at Bighorn Law can help you recover the settlement that you deserve and fight for your right to justice.
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What Happened at Camp Lejeune?
Between 1953 and 1987, two of the eight water treatment facilities at Camp Lejeune were contaminated with volatile organic compounds. Researchers believe that the source of the contamination was a dry-cleaning company that operated near the good field.
For decades, soldiers and their families drank, cooked with, and bathed in toxic water. Research shows that the substances found at Camp Lejeune can lead to serious and potentially fatal diseases, such as:
- Liver cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Birth defects
- Cervical cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Breast cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Lung cancer
- Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- Liver disease
Legal Options for Victims of Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
In August 2022, the United States Congress passed the PACT Act. This bill allows victims of water contamination at Camp Lejeune to file lawsuits and recover compensation for the damages that they suffered due to the contaminated water.
If you lived at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987 and later developed a medical condition associated with exposure to volatile organic compounds, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Through this litigation, you could recover damages to pay for medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
How a Las Vegas Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawyer Can Help
Camp Lejeune lawsuits will be complex and require extensive resources and legal knowledge. In these situations, you need a lawyer on your side who can represent your interests and help you recover the settlement that you deserve.
At Bighorn Law, our attorneys specialize in representing clients against large institutions and are not afraid to advocate aggressively for our client’s rights and interests. We can guide you through the litigation process and help you prepare for each stage of your claim, reducing the burden of filing a lawsuit.
Our attorneys will negotiate on your behalf, enlist the help of experts who can testify in your case, and take the necessary steps to file your lawsuit in court. If you are a former resident of Camp Lejeune, don’t navigate the litigation process alone—trust Bighorn Law to guide you each step of the way.
Contact Bighorn Law Today
If you were exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, the attorneys at Bighorn Law are here to help you recover the settlement that you deserve. Contact us today to schedule your free case consultation and learn more about your next steps.