Camp Lejeune Justice Act
The Hadnot Point Treatment Plant built in Camp Lejeune center on the Eastern side of New River. This plant got polluted and effected due to industrial waste, and also storage vessels near Camp Lejeune.
In 1985, these plants became completely closed. However, many veterans, workers, civilians, and their families detect many organic compounds in water and that weaken people’s health directly. The underground meeting gave a statement that this pollution present on the surface till 1953. Various dangerous diseases are detected because of contaminated water.
Camp Lejeune Justice Act
Sadly, people who got affected by Camp Lejeune’s Contaminated Waterstruggled a lot to get compensation but find many hurdles in the statute of rest and leader immunity. However, President Biden signed the agreement of the Camp Lejeune Justice Act on August 10, 2022. While The Camp Justice Act is part of our PACT Act which helps the affected people by contaminated water (that involves a lot of chemicals) at Camp Lejeune. This Act also provides a financial account for the financial aid of Camp detoxification. PACT also helps those who got injured and killed due to contaminated water lined up injured people or killed people’s families in court to seek their rights.
Those who resided, worked, or were otherwise exposed to water supplied by or on behalf of the United States at Camp Lejeune, or whose estates are entitled to sue, have the right to bring a claim. The person must have to expose almost for 30 days between the start of this period from August 1, 1953, to December 31, 1987.
The Camp Lejeune Justice Act may entitle you or a loved one to assert a legal claim if you or your family member were injured after swimming at Camp Lejeune for 30 consecutive days or more. To help and guidance contact Our Camp Lejeune lawyers.
Who can get the compensation of Camp Lejeune contaminated water?
The tentative service linked diseases are as follows:
- Liver Cancer
- Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
- Multiple Myeloma
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Kidney Cancer
- Aplastic anemia and various myelodysplastic syndromes
- Bladder Cancer
- Adult Leukemia
For getting VA compensation Act of disability, the affected persona and a Veteran involve these things:
- Present Disability
- Illness or wounds or injuries in service
- Connection between present disability and injuries / wounds / illness
Moreover, following the VA rule book for Camp Lejeune, Veterans don’t have to prove the injury, wounds or illness if they passed through in service but for injuries Veterans presumed to have:
- Get discharge with few circumstances and got dishonored from national guards, active duty, and reserve
- Work at Camp Lejeune for at-least 30 days continuously or with some gap but in between the time period of August 1, 1953, and December 31, 1987.
- Veterans with disabilities due to water at Camp Lejeune may still be eligible for VA disability compensation if they don’t have the qualifying service above. In addition to the normal qualifying service criteria for VA benefits, the Veteran must demonstrate that contaminated water was actually exposed to him or her at Camp Lejeune (as well as his or her claim and the evidence collected by the VA).