Camp Lejeune Q&A with Brooks Law Group

Do you know about the Camp Lejeune Lawsuit deadline, and what it means for you? This important lawsuit is well underway, and thousands of affected individuals have started the filing process. Unfortunately, many more are unaware of the potential compensation waiting for them. In this helpful Q&A, we’re answering common questions about the Camp Lejeune toxic water lawsuit, the upcoming deadline, and what it might offer to thousands of affected veterans, military personnel, and their families.

Q: When is the Camp Lejeune lawsuit deadline?

A. Complete the filing process before August 10, 2024. Not sure where to start? We’re here for you!

Q: What is the lawsuit about?

A: The Camp Lejeune lawsuit is filed to offer compensation for victims affected by toxic water exposure during time at the military installation. From August 1953 to December 1987, individuals who served at Camp Lejeune or MCAS New River, NC, were impacted by exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) via their drinking water. This exposure led to a long list of chronic, long-term health conditions some of which were/are terminal. These include, but are not limited to:

  • adult leukemia
  • aplastic anemia and other myelodysplastic syndromes
  • bladder cancer
  • kidney cancer
  • liver cancer
  • multiple myeloma
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Parkinson’s disease

Q: Who is eligible to file for settlement benefits?

A. To be eligible for the Camp Lejeune lawsuit benefits, individuals must meet 3 main criteria:

Time and Location of Service

Individuals wishing to file before the Camp Lejeune lawsuit deadline must have served at Camp Lejeune or MCAS New River, NC between August 1, 1953, and December 31, 1987.

Type of Discharge

Individuals must not have been dishonorably discharged when they ended their time with the military.

Applicable Health Conditions

Victims require a diagnosis of at least one of the above presumptive conditions.

Don't miss the Camp Lejeune lawsuit deadline!

Don’t miss the Camp Lejeune lawsuit deadline!

Q: When will the payout of the Camp Lejeune settlements start?

A. Sources say the total payout for the Camp Lejeune settlement will take approximately 1-2 years. Processing claims happens in the order they’re received. Prompt filing is key to faster results!

Q: How much is the settlement?

A. The government set aside $21 Billion for the Camp Lejeune toxic water lawsuit settlements. As of this month (June 2024), victims hold over $14 Million with more claims coming in daily. A set settlement isn’t available, as the amount depends on the specifics of your claim.

Q: How do I file a claim before the Camp Lejeune lawsuit deadline?

It’s true, some victims file independently. However, we don’t recommend this option. To file quickly, and accurately, it’s best to call in the pros. Central Florida veterans and their families are calling on Brooks Law Group to stand for them in this lawsuit. We bring years of experience to the negotiation table. We specialize in:

  • gathering evidence from medical professionals to strengthen your case
  • making sure you easily, and clearly, meet all lawsuit criteria
  • advocating for living and deceased victims, providing help for those who are suffering, and closure for those left behind.

If you are living with health conditions related to the Camp Lejeune water contamination, or if you’ve lost a loved one to one of the above conditions after their time in service, call us! The team at Brooks Law Group believes our veterans deserve justice, and we’re ready to fight for it. Book your free consultation online!

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