Camp Lejeune Lawsuit Eligibility, Requirements, and Qualifications

Camp Lejeune Lawsuit Eligibility & Requirements (2024)

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You may be eligible for the Camp Lejeune lawsuit if:

  1. You lived or worked

    On the base from 1953 to 1987 for at least 30 days and have suffered a related injury or illness.

  2. Active-duty

    You are an active-duty service member or a military veteran who was stationed at Camp Lejeune during this time.

  3. Child of Family Member

    You are a child of a family who lived on the base, a spouse of a service member or veteran, or a base worker or family member of a base worker.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • You can use military records, employment records, or other types of documentation that show you were at Camp Lejeune during the relevant period. In some cases, witness statements can also be used.

  • Several health conditions have been linked to the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, including various types of cancer, neurological disorders, and other serious illnesses. The VA recognizes a list of 15 conditions that they have presumptively connected to the water contamination.

  • Yes, surviving family members, such as spouses or children, can file a claim on behalf of a deceased person who would have been eligible to participate in the Camp Lejeune lawsuit.

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