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Camp Lejeune Lawsuit FAQs
Here are answers to common Camp Lejeune water lawsuit questions. Contact GDS Law Group, LLP for a detailed case discussion. Our attorneys provide a free case review for Camp Lejeune lawsuit claims. Reach out to us, and our experienced lawyers will respond promptly, free of charge.
Who can file a Camp Lejeune water contamination claim or lawsuit?
Veterans or family members who developed cancer after living or working at Camp Lejeune for at least 30 days between August 1, 1953, and December 31, 1987, may be eligible to file a claim.
What are the costs of filing a Camp Lejeune lawsuit?
We handle Camp Lejeune water lawsuits on a contingency basis, meaning no legal fees unless we win compensation. Contact GDS Law Group, LLP for a free consultation.
Can individuals receiving benefits from the V.A. file a claim under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act?
Yes, individuals receiving benefits or compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs for Camp Lejeune water issues can still file a claim under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act.
Who was affected by Camp Lejeune water contamination?
People living or working in areas serviced by the Hadnot Point and Tarawa Terrace water systems at Camp Lejeune were exposed to toxic chemicals in their water.
Which cancers are linked to Camp Lejeune water contamination?
Cancers linked to Camp Lejeune water contamination include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, leukemia, multiple myeloma, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Are Camp Lejeune water lawsuits like class action lawsuits?
Camp Lejeune water lawsuits may be consolidated as Multi-District Litigation (MDL), where plaintiffs receive compensation based on individual injuries and damages.
What is the time limit for filing a Camp Lejeune cancer lawsuit?
Contact GDS Law Group, LLP for specific time limits based on your situation.
What caused Camp Lejeune water contamination?
Toxic chemicals in Camp Lejeune water originated from on-base divisions, an off-base drycleaning facility, and fuel leakage from underground tanks.
Which chemicals are involved in Camp Lejeune cancer lawsuits?
Approximately seventy harmful chemicals, including benzene, PCE, and TCE, were detected at unsafe levels in Camp Lejeune water sources.
Who qualifies to file a claim?
Those who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune for at least 30 days between August 1, 1953, and December 31, 1987, and were exposed to the contaminated water sources may be eligible to file a claim.
Can I file a lawsuit on behalf of a loved one?
Yes, family members of individuals who developed cancer after exposure to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune for at least 30 days can file a claim.
Does it cost anything for you to review my case?
GDS Law Group, LLP provides a free analysis of your case without any costs or obligations.
Why file a lawsuit for Camp Lejeune water contamination?
While lawsuits cannot undo the damage caused by toxic exposure, they can provide financial security for families and raise awareness of the issue.
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