The vast number of people who suffered Camp Lejeune water-related illness and disease is impossible to calculate. Those who suffered serious disease are likely to have filed for some government benefits to help pay for living expenses due to the disability, healthcare related expenses, medication, and therapy. These veterans may still file a claim. The… read more?
The Camp LeJeune Justice Act of 2022 will not limit the amount of compensation you can recover for your toxic-water-related injuries. The only limit provided in the bill prohibits any lawsuit from demanding more in compensation than the victim demanded in the claim filed with the federal agency, unless new evidence is discovered after the… read more?
The first step in the process when the CLJA becomes law is to contact a qualified law firm that has experience representing people who suffered disease or illness from exposure to a toxic substance. The Ruth Legal Team has national reach with local counsel and may be able to help you with your Camp LeJeune… read more?
Did you have a parent, child, or other family member who who has since passed away? Under the terms of the CLJA, they can likely still receive compensation by filing a claim. Every state has its own legal procedures governing how a legal representative gets appointed to represent a deceased veteran’s claim. The Ruth Legal… read more?
In 1982, the contaminated drinking water was identified as coming from three sources of finished water that supplied more than half of the family housing units at Camp LeJeune. Despite that discovery, some chemicals continued to be dumped near the wells for another three years, all the time leaching into the water table. Because so… read more?