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Three Ways to Get Camp Lejeune Contaminated Water Compensation

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For many survivors of Camp Lejeune water contamination, the passage of the Camp Lejeune Justice Act brought about mixed emotions, some bitter, some sweet. Some veterans and family members exposed to cancer-causing toxins in the water at Lejeune have been waiting as long as 60 years for justice. This Camp Lejeune veteran writing on Reddit couldn't have said it any better: My entire family has incurable Lejeune Blood Cancer, including myself. The Act not only allows my family to sue, it also lowers the standard of proof, in these cases, to "Possible" that these toxic contaminants caused these cancers in question....

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PACT Act Unlocks Courts for Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Survivors

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If you google "Camp Lejeune", you'll find a lot of articles on Camp Lejeune Water Contamination. That's an unfortunate reality. Camp Lejeune has a special place in U.S. military history. The North Carolina base trained Marines in amphibious operations who later deployed to the Pacific Islands to defeat Axis forces in World War II. Camp Lejeune-trained Marines have played an outsize role in every major war since, as well as humanitarian and peacekeeping missions around the world. But Camp Lejeune has a dark chapter in its history that has only recently come to light. What Happened at Camp Lejeune? Between the 1950s...

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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Benefits Guide

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Between the 1950s and the 1980s, the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina was one of the most toxic places to live and work in the United States. Children whose mothers were exposed to the contaminated water were born with heartbreaking birth defects. A 2003 federal study concluded that the rate of spina bifida and anencephaly (a condition in which part of the cranium is missing), was much higher than the national average. These children were also at an elevated risk of childhood cancers, such as leukemia. Adults who spent as little as a month on the base have developed...

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How to Get Maximum VA Compensation for Camp Lejeune Water Contamination

We’ve written a lot about toxic exposure on this blog, from the burn pits that were used to dispose of waste in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to Agent Orange in Vietnam. But not all veterans who got sick from toxic exposure were deployed to an overseas conflict zone. Right here at home, as many as one million military and civilian staff and their families could have been exposed to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. What Happened at Camp Lejeune? Camp Lejeune has an illustrious history. During World War II soldiers trained for amphibious operations at the base...

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