Military veterans and family members exposed to Camp Lejeune’s contaminated drinking water may be eligible for compensation as the Camp Lejeune Justice Act was signed into law on August 10, 2022. Toxic substances that tainted the drinking water may have affected you and your family, leading to serious medical conditions and injuries The Camp Lejeune Justice Act authorizes victims to seek damages in a legal claim against the government.
The experienced mass tort attorneys at Goza & Honnold are dedicated to obtaining justice for victims who have suffered or lost a loved one due to the conditions at Camp Lejeune. We have a notable reputation for success, fighting for the compensation our clients deserve.
How the Attorneys at Goza & Honnold Can Help With Your Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Case
Military service members, family members, certain civilians, and contractors present at Camp Lejeune during the years 1953 through 1987 were continually exposed to toxic water on base. If you were stationed or worked at Camp Lejeune during this time, were exposed to the water, and developed a serious illness or injury, you may be eligible for compensation.
The Camp Lejeune water contamination claims process is complicated, and time is limited to protect your rights. Working with the attorneys at Goza & Honnold, you can be sure your claim is in good hands. We will navigate the legal process with you from beginning to end, providing experienced legal guidance to ensure the mitigation of any challenges or obstacles that may impact your lawful right to compensation.
How To Qualify for a Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Settlement
In order to qualify for compensation, you must provide evidence of the following:
- You or a loved one were stationed, worked, or lived at Camp Lejeune for a minimum of 30 days (cumulative, not consecutive)
- You or a loved one has qualifying health or medical condition (see below)
If you meet the qualifications above, you could qualify to pursue a claim under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act. Working with the lawyers at Goza & Honnold will ensure you receive the compensation to which you’re entitled.
Conditions That Qualify for Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Benefits
It may be challenging to prove or establish that your medical condition is directly tied to Camp Lejeune’s contaminated drinking water rather than prior health conditions. The attorneys at Goza & Honnold will do everything in their power to establish a connection by doing comprehensive research, obtaining vital information from the military, and hiring experts, if necessary. We will work with the government on your administrative claim and file a lawsuit if needed to secure the complete compensation you deserve.
Our Camp Lejeune water contamination lawyers are able to examine dense medical records, demonstrate causation, and describe the negative consequences that your condition has on health your and finances.
The following conditions have been linked to contaminants in the water at Camp Lejeune:
- Bladder cancer
- Breast cancer
- Esophageal cancer
- Female infertility
- Hepatic steatosis
- Lung cancer
- Kidney Cancer
- Multiple myeloma
- Myelodysplastic syndromes
- Neurobehavioral consequences
- Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- Parkinson’s disease
- Renal toxicity
There is ample scientific support for various other conditions, as well. If your particular condition is not listed above, you could still qualify.
Health conditions caused by contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune can place a significant toll on victims and their loved ones. Victims may incur economic expenses, such as costly medical bills, and suffer through invasive or deeply exhausting medical treatments that affect one’s ability to enjoy life.
The attorneys at Goza & Honnold will fight tirelessly to protect your legal rights and seek the justice you deserve after incurring physical, emotional, and financial losses. We can help you evaluate your claim and pursue needed compensation.
Speak With the Experienced Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawyers at Goza & Honnold
The attorneys at Goza & Honnold deeply respect service members who fight for our freedoms every day. We have decades of experience litigating complex cases, and holding parties accountable to victims and families With our comprehensive and compassionate representation, we handle all legal aspects of your case to bolster your chances of success.
To schedule a free consultation with one of our Camp Lejeune water contamination attorneys, you may fill out a contact form or call our office at (913) 451-3433