Camp Lejeune Product Sharing Personal Experiences with Toxic Water and the Significance of the PACT Act

“In just 90 days, my life transformed from being a content father of four in a happy marriage to receiving the devastating news of breast cancer and its severity,” he recounted. “Then came the shocking revelation that I had been exposed to toxins at my place of birth, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and that authorities were aware of it but chose not to inform me or my family.” he said.

Dept. of Justice Outlines Option to Settle Camp Lejeune Lawsuits More Quickly

About Lawsuits, Irvin Jackson, September 12, 2023

The U.S. government has filed a notice to inform judges presiding over all Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuits of a new “Elective Option”, detailing the voluntary process that will allow individuals to quickly settle claims involving certain injuries linked to toxic chemicals that contaminated water at the North Carolina military base. The Department of Justice and U.S. Navy first announced the elective Camp Lejeune settlement option on September 7, offering up to $550,000 to veterans and their families if they suffered specific medical conditions, including kidney cancer, liver cancer, non-Hodgkins lymphoma, leukemias, bladder cancer, multiple myeloma, Parkinson’s disease, kidney disease and systemic sclerosis.

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