If you or your loved ones are among the million-plus individuals exposed to contamination at Camp Lejeune, Van Law can help you seek justice. Our attorneys can pursue monetary compensation and secure resources for medical treatment for bladder cancer caused by Camp Lejeune toxic water.
Our lawyers can assist you with a lawsuit and help those eligible apply for disability coverage through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We will handle your case so you can focus on your health and your family.
You Can Take Legal Action for Camp Lejeune Toxic Water Exposure
The Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 has opened the way for service members and their families to take legal action for illnesses caused by Camp Lejeune toxic water exposure. The act passed on August 10, 2022.
The act allows veterans, family members, and those who lived and worked at Marine Corps Base Camp from August 1953 through December 1987 to seek compensation. You can pursue damages related to bladder cancer or any other medical condition caused by Camp Lejeune toxic water exposure.
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You Can Recover Damages Related to Bladder Cancer and Other Camp Lejeune Conditions
Our Camp Lejeune lawsuit lawyer can help you join with other affected veterans and their family members to pursue compensation. Camp Lejeune bladder cancer lawsuit damages may include:
Our lawyers can help you secure compensation for your past and future medical treatment, including:
- Diagnostic testing
- Prescription medications
- Doctor and specialist visits
- In-home health care and long-term nursing
- Medical travel expenses
We can recover income, earnings, and benefits lost due to your bladder cancer. If your Camp Lejeune-related illness requires you to change jobs, reduce your hours, or leave the workforce, we can pursue compensation for your lost future income and lost earning potential.
Pain and Suffering
No one should suffer from a debilitating illness simply because they consumed the water in their home or workplace. Our lawyers can seek compensation for physical, mental, and emotional harm and quality of life reductions caused by your bladder cancer.
If your loved one died from bladder cancer caused by Camp Lejeune toxic water, you may qualify for wrongful death compensation. Eligible survivors can pursue awards for their family member’s medical treatments, lost income, funeral and burial costs, and more.
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You May Qualify for VA Benefits After Camp Lejeune Exposure
According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), veterans and family members who lived or served at Camp Lejeune for 30 cumulative days between August 1953 through December 1987 may qualify for disability benefits. You cannot have been dishonorably discharged from the military if you wish to apply for disability benefits.
Additionally, you must have one of the following presumptive conditions:
- Bladder cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Liver cancer
- Adult leukemia
- Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- Parkinson’s disease
- Multiple myeloma
- Aplastic anemia and other myelodysplastic syndromes
VA recognizes that the above conditions are both disabling and connected to toxic water at Camp Lejeune. Therefore, to be eligible for benefits, you need only prove you have a qualifying condition and were on the base during the specified time.
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Our Attorneys Will Establish Your Right to Compensation
You can seek damages not covered by VA benefits via a Camp Lejeune lawsuit. Additionally, you can seek VA benefits for illnesses not included in the presumptive conditions list. However, you must establish a causal relationship between your disease and the toxic water.
Van Law can help you apply for VA benefits, appeal denied claims, or help you take legal action. Our lawyers can:
- Obtain documentation proving you lived or worked at Camp Lejeune during the contamination period (i.e., base housing records, tax records, utility bills, or service orders)
- Obtain documentation proving you have a qualifying relationship with a service member who was on active duty at Camp Lejeune (i.e., a birth certificate, adoption papers, or marriage license)
- Obtain medical records proving you have bladder cancer or one of the other 14 qualifying conditions
- Collect medical and scientific evidence proving your condition is related to Camp Lejeune’s toxic water
- Hire and consult with healthcare professionals, scientists, economists, and other relevant case experts
- Interview your friends, family, loved ones, and others who can testify regarding your condition or time on base
- File your VA benefits claims or appeals
- File your Camp Lejeune lawsuit
- Identify the damages owed to you and your loved ones
- Represent you throughout the process of pursuing legal action, including taking your case to trial if necessary
How Long Do You Have to Take Action?
If you wish to enter into a Camp Lejeune bladder cancer lawsuit, you have two years from the passage of the Camp Lejeune Justice Act or 180 days from receiving a denial of your VA benefits claim to file your case.
Our team is available 24/7 to help you get started. We offer free consultations and can take your case on a contingency-fee basis, meaning you pay us nothing out-of-pocket.
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What Is the Relationship Between Camp Lejeune Toxic Water and Bladder Cancer?
VA reports that two on-base water wells at Camp Lejeune contained hazardous, cancer-causing chemicals, including benzene, trichloroethylene (TCE), perchloroethylene (PCE), and vinyl chloride. Exposure to certain toxic chemicals is linked to bladder cancer.
If you have bladder cancer caused by Camp Lejeune toxic water or another condition connected to exposure to contaminants in the on-base water supply, you deserve compensation. We can help you secure the financial resources you need to pay for your medical treatments and provide for your family.
Contact Van Law Today for Help With Your Camp Lejeune Lawsuit
Van Law can help you get started on seeking compensation for your Camp Lejeune toxic water condition today. Contact us for a free consultation and connect with a personal injury attorney who can handle your claim or lawsuit.
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