Tuley Law is investigating claims for Marines and Naval personnel, residents (including infants and children), and civilian workers that were exposed to trichloroethylene (TCE), tetrachloroethylene (PCE), dichloroethylene (DCE), vinyl chloride, benzene, and numerous other contaminants in the drinking water at Camp Lejeune between August 1, 1953, and ending on December 31, 1987.
Generally speaking, the diseases that may be compensable include the following (and potentially several others):
If you lived, worked, or were stationed at Camp Lejeune and were exposed to the water for 30 days or more between August 1, 1953 to December 31, 1987, you may be eligible for the PACT Act.
The PACT Act is a new law providing additional VA health benefits to veterans who were exposed to toxic substances such as the water at Camp Lejeune.
To file a claim for the PACT Act, a lawsuit must filed in the Eastern District of North Carolina and you must comply with section 2675 of title 28, United States Code before pursuing legal action. You must provide evidence that you had exposure to the water at Camp Lejeune and that the harm is:
The PACT Act offers health and disability benefits to those who have been harmed by toxic substances, such as the water at camp Lejeune. Your compensation will be offset by the amount of any disability payment, award, or benefit that was provided to the individual or legal representative under:
Statue of limitations of the PACT Act is two years after enactment of the act or the date that is 180 days after the day of which the claim is denied under section 2675 of title 28, USC. Punitive damages are not included. In addition, the U.S. may not claim immunity or statute of repose defense in an action that would be available under section 2680(a) of title 28, USC.
The caring attorneys at Tuley Law want to help you receive the compensation you deserve. Contact us today to learn more how to file a claim for the PACT Act.