Ashcraft & Gerel is investigating claims for people who lived or worked at Camp LeJeune in Onslow County, North Carolina between 1953 and 1987 and have been diagnosed with cancer or other illnesses. If you or someone you love lived or worked near the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987 and suffered serious health problems, you may be entitled to significant compensation.
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WATER CONTAMINATION AT CAMP LEJEUNE
Service members, their families, and civilian employees living at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina from 1953 to 1987 were drinking and bathing in water with toxic concentrations of chemicals between 240 and 3,400 times higher than safety standards.
Some estimates suggest one million Marines, their families, and civilian workers were exposed to trichloroethylene (TCE), perchloroethylene (PCE), benzene, and vinyl chloride. All are known carcinogens (cancer-causing chemicals) and are extremely dangerous to human health, including unborn children.
The Environmental Protection Agency placed Camp LeJeune on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List on October 4, 1989.
CAMP LEJEUNE TOXIC WATER INJURIES
Exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune for as little as 30 days has produced devastating side effects in generations of people in the area. Side effects include multiple cancers, infertility, miscarriage, infant death, and serious birth defects.
Please contact us immediately if you believe you or a loved one were impacted by water contamination at Camp Lejeune.
Injuries and conditions include:
- Adult Leukemia
- Aplastic anemia/related
- Bladder Cancer
- Breast cancer
- Esophageal Cancer
- Female Infertility
- Hepatic steatosis
- Kidney Cancer
- Liver Cancer
- Lung Cancers
- Multiple Myeloma
- Neurobehavioral Effect
- Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Renal toxicity
- Other Cancers
OUR CAMP LEJEUNE LAWYERS ARE HERE TO HELP
The Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 provides an opportunity for justice for the victims of contaminated Camp Lejeune water, and the bill has passed the House with bipartisan support.
Contact Us Now for a Free, Confidential Camp LeJeune Claim Evaluation
Victims and their families who spent as few as 30 days in or around North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune—regardless of where they live now and including those who were in utero while their mothers were living at Camp LeJeune—deserve compensation for the injuries they have suffered.
Contact us now to learn how we can help you through the process of getting the compensation you’ve deserved for many, many years.