Camp Lejeune Presumptive Illnesses
Camp Lejeune is recognized as the largest Marine Corps Base on the east coast. Over one million service personnel and their families were exposed to water contaminated by hazardous chemicals at Camp Lejeune between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987. These toxic chemicals are linked to numerous health issues, birth defects, cancers, and other life-altering diseases.
The Honoring our PACT ACT of 2022
Honoring our PACT Act of 2022 (H.R. 3967) was signed into law to enable injured victims who were at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more during this period of time to receive compensation for costs the VA neglected to cover.
What Was in the Water?
According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, two water wells located on base were discontinued in 1985. Both of these wells contained the following chemicals:
Possible Effects of the Toxins
PWHD is honored to represent veterans and their families in litigation to help mitigate the effects of hazardous materials for U.S. troops and contractors.
If you or a loved one served or worked at Camp Lejeune between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987, and developed health complications, contact us for a free case evaluation. We are here to help.