When our soldiers put on their military uniforms, they become proud individuals protecting our country. They protected us, and now it’s our turn to be there for the many Marines that spent time at Camp Lejeune.
From the early 1950s through 1987, servicemembers and their families at Camp Lejeune unknowingly ingested and bathed in water contaminated by harmful chemicals, including dry-cleaning and industrial solvents. These chemicals are known carcinogens that can cause congenital disabilities, miscarriages, and serious health problems.
It wasn’t until the mid-1980s, after increasing pressure from veterans, their families, and veteran advocacy groups, that the military ceased operation of two contaminated wells. Unfortunately, countless marines and their families had already been exposed to the dangerous chemicals.
Today, veterans and their families may be able to receive compensation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for health issues caused by Camp Lejeune’s water contamination. If you are suffering from an illness that may be caused by this contaminated water, you could be entitled to this Camp Lejeune compensation. However, getting the money you’re owed could be more complicated than it should be.
At Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C., our mission is to help those Marines get the compensation, accountability, and justice they are you’re entitled to. Our Camp Lejeune legal team is dedicated to fighting for injured clients throughout New Jersey and New York. We’ve had a proven track record for more than 40 years, securing over $800 million in verdicts and settlements. Let us help you file a claim for Camp Lejeune water contamination. Contact us today for a free consultation.