Camp Lejeune Contaminated Water
For more than three decades, service members, military families, and civilians living and working at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, were exposed to toxic drinking water which have been linked to life-long health effects. The below information has been gathered to assist exposed veterans and their families.
VA provides health care and compensation benefits for veterans who served at least 30 days of service at Camp Lejeune or Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, from Aug. 1953 to Dec. 1987, and suffer from certain health conditions, including: kidney cancer; liver cancer; Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; adult leukemia; multiple myeloma; Parkinson’s disease; bladder cancer; aplastic anemia and other myelodysplastic syndromes.
Family members who lived at Camp Lejeune or Marine Corps Air Station New River from Aug. 1953 to Dec. 1987 may be eligible for reimbursement of out-of-pocket medical expenses for health care related to any of the following conditions: bladder cancer, breast cancer, esophageal cancer, female infertility, hepatic steatosis, kidney cancer, leukemia, lung cancer, miscarriage, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, neurobehavioral effects, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, renal toxicity and scleroderma.
The VFW's worldwide network of accredited service officers are trained and available to assist veterans and family members with Camp Lejeune related VA benefits.
If you’ve already met with a VFW-Accredited Service Officer and determined pursuing a Camp Lejeune lawsuit is right for you, contact a VFW-entrusted law firm today