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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Attorneys

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Compensation for Victims of Water Contamination at Camp Lejeune

In June 2022, the United States Congress passed the Camp Lejeune Justice Act into law as part of the larger Honor Our Pact Act. The bill allows individuals to sue and recover financial compensation in the form of damages for harm that resulted from exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. This includes military service members, their families, and others who may have developed cancer, suffered birth defects, and many other illnesses and disorders.

If you or a loved one were diagnosed with a severe illness, such as cancer, and lived at or were stationed at the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps base between August 1st, 1953, and December 31, 1987, you now have an avenue to seek justice. At Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC, our attorneys can help you file a claim and recover the financial compensation you and your family deserve. While no amount of money can reverse your diagnosis or bring a lost loved one back, it can provide some semblance of closure and justice for what happened.

Call today for a free and confidential case evaluation with an experienced attorney.

How ​​Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC Can Help

At Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC, our attorneys have been fighting for the injured in Kentucky and across the U.S. since 1986. Our attorneys have recovered over $500 million in compensation for our clients.

We handle all cases on contingency, meaning we charge no fees for our services unless we win. We believe this allows all injured persons access to high- legal representation, regardless of their financial situation.

We believe in fighting for justice for military service members and their families. Our military puts their lives on the line for our country. When they suffer an injustice such as what happened at Camp Lejeune, they deserve to have those wrongs righted.

Health Conditions Caused by Contaminated Water

Two on-base water wells at Camp Lejeune that were shut down in 1985 had these chemicals:

  • Trichloroethylene (TCE)
  • Perchloroethylene (PCE)
  • Benzene
  • Vinyl chloride
  • Other compounds

These contained chemicals that have been scientifically linked to many diseases, injuries, and debilitating disorders.

This can include many different forms of cancer, birth defects, and neurological disorders. Among them are:

  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical or ovarian cancer
  • Prostate or rectal cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Cardiac defects
  • Leukemia
  • Liver cancer
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Impaired immune system function
  • Neurological and Neurobehavioral performance deficits, memory issues, confusion, delayed recall, and visual perception deficits
  • Severe generalized hypersensitivity skin disorder
  • End-stage renal disease
  • Scleroderma
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Choanal atresia
  • Miscarriage or fetal death
  • Major malformations and Oral cleft defects
  • Premature birth and small for gestational age
  • Neural tube defects

If you have been diagnosed with any of the conditions above and lived at Camp Lejune, contaminated water may have caused your illness or your child’s illness.

Who Is Eligible to File a Claim?

If you or your family worked at or resided near Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987 and were diagnosed with any of the illnesses or disorders listed above, you may have a valid claim. Even if you are unsure, it is in your best interests to speak with an attorney. At Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC, we can help. We will listen to your story and investigate the facts surrounding your situation to determine if you are eligible for compensation. If you are, we will handle all aspects of your claim, allowing you to focus on your family while we fight for justice on your behalf. Call today for a free and confidential case evaluation. 502-273-0624

Meet the Attorneys

Combining Talent, Passion & Care

Our attorneys have a record of unmatched results in a wide range of personal injury matters across Kentucky. We are known for our willingness to go to trial and for our ability to effectively handle the most challenging cases, and attorneys across the U.S. refer their complex cases to our team so we can deliver the highest quality counsel.

Call our attorneys at (502) 242-8872 any time for a free case evaluation. We look forward to hearing from you.

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