Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit

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Veterans, family members and others who were stationed, lived, or worked at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987 may have been exposed to water contaminated with toxic chemicals.

People who were diagnosed with cancer or another illness caused by Camp Lejeune water contamination may be eligible for compensation and are urged to contact our experienced environmental toxic exposure attorneys today.

Injuries Related to Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune

These injuries include:

  • Bladder cancer 
  • Breast cancer 
  • Esophageal cancer 
  • Female infertility 
  • Hepatic steatosis 
  • Kidney cancer 
  • Leukemia 
  • Lung cancer 
  • Miscarriage 
  • Multiple myeloma 
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes 
  • Neurobehavioral effects 
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma 
  • Renal toxicity 
  • Scleroderma 
  • Parkinson’s disease

What Were the Contaminates Found in the Water Supply at Camp Lejeune?

In the 80s, water-supply systems at Camp Lejeune were found to be contaminated with a group of chemicals known as “volatile organic compounds.” These chemicals included the following:

  • Trichloroethylene (TCE), a metal cleaner
  • Tetrachloroethylene, a dry cleaning agent
  • Benzene, a chemical found in gasoline
  • Methylene chloride, a chemical solvent used in labs and to remove paint
  • Vinyl chloride, a colorless gas used to make polyvinyl chloride, which is used to make plastic products

Contact the Water Contamination Attorneys at Douglas & London

The attorneys of Douglas and London have been fighting water contamination lawsuits and have shown results all across the nation between AFFF and C-8 Lawsuits. You may be entitled to compensation and you don’t pay unless we win. To apply for a free consultation, fill out the form on the side of the screen, chat with us or give us a call at (212) 566-7500.