Camp Lejeune Water Contamination
Exposed to Contaminated Drinking Water at Camp Lejeune Before 1987?
The drinking water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune was contaminated between 1953 and 1987, and the effects were devastating. Many people are experiencing serious health complications, including cancer and other severe medical conditions. If you lived, worked, or served at Camp Lejeune before 1987, you may be entitled to compensation!
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Toxic Drinking Water at Camp Lejeune from 1953 to 1987
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About the Case
Up to 1 million people were exposed to contaminated water and harmful chemicals at Camp Lejeune. On June 16, 2022, the Senate passed the Honor Our PACT Act to “improve health care and benefits for veterans exposed to toxic substances, and for other benefits.” This Bill allows those exposed to contaminated water for at least 30 days to sue and recover damages.
People who served, lived, or worked at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987 were exposed to drinking water containing toxic chemicals and high levels of carcinogens. These harmful chemicals include:
- Vinyl chloride – a gas used to make polyvinyl chloride and plastic
- Benzene – a chemical used in gasoline
- Methylene chloride – a chemical solvent used to remove paint
- Trichloroethylene – a metal cleaner
Health Problems Caused by Toxic Water Camp Lejeune
Doctors have linked the toxic chemicals in Camp Lejeune drinking water between 1953 and 1987 to numerous medical conditions, including cancer. Medical conditions linked to Camp Lejeune drinking water include:
Early onset Dementia
Female Infertility and Miscarriage
Fetal Death and Birth Defects
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Contact Methvin Terrell Attorneys today to see if you may be entitled to recover money damages. Simply call (877) 548-0483 to have our legal team begin your free case evaluation.