This article was last updated on July 28, 2022
Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit
Camp Lejeune is a military base located in Jacksonville, NC. This military training facility is an essential part of the United States military training regimen. The base has a tainted past with one of our nation’s largest contaminated water tragedies.
Members of the military, their families and other civilians were exposed to toxins in the drinking water from 1952 until 1987. The contaminated water has been connected to many illnesses which manifested in the years following their exposure.
From 1987 until now, it has been very difficult for veterans to collect disability benefits connected to the Camp Lejeune water contamination. Some families have been denied claims for decades and have all but given up hope.
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