Some lawyers are involved in handling claims for the victims of the water contamination at Camp Lejeune by filing a Camp Lejeune lawsuit. Camp Lejeune Act of 2022 is a new law that allows the people in the camps from the early 1950s till 1985 to suffer from water toxicity diseases such as cancer and other illnesses. The victims will receive compensation from the government. The way to get the settlement is by filing the Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuit that will be filed in North Carolina for the victims spread throughout the country.
Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit
The camp Lejeune water contamination incident is the worst case in American history. From the early 1950s till 1985, the water in the base camp was contaminated with highly toxic components. The people living in that place drank and bathed using the seas and later suffered from water toxicity diseases like cancer, Parkinson’s disease, and many more. The most harmful chemicals that will focus on in the lawsuit are three volatile organic compounds, perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene, and benzene.
The toxins present in the water did not just cause them a theoretical risk. Scientific and medical evidence has shown proven facts that continuous exposure to this water in Camp Lejeune while living in the base camp has caused thousands of people cancers, congenital disabilities, and other conditions.
The North Carolina law had prohibited the Camp Lejeune victims who have cancer from claiming the lawsuit and other claims against the government. However, now the US Senate is about to pass a new federal law that will allow the water contamination camp Lejeune victims to file lawsuits and claim financial compensation.
Some lawyers are accepting new cases from Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuit from the people suffering from a water toxicity disease living in the base camp of Lejeune between the 1950s to 1985. The case considers diseases such as leukemia, liver bladder, kidney, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, anemia, multiple myeloma, and other myelodysplastic syndromes.
If you were suffering from any kind of water toxicity disease and were residing in Lejeune, then file a case and get in touch with an attorney to help you get the compensation. The companies who were found guilty were sued. Tarawa Terrace and Hadnot Point water treatment plants were the two companies that were held guilty. The lawyers handling your lawsuit are experienced; hence, they will help you get the compensation you deserve.