Scottsdale Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit
Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit Scottsdale, AZ
If you are facing a Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuit Scottsdale, AZ area service members and veterans are going through, many vets recommend our firm, SL Chapman Trial Lawyers for an exceptional level of representation. Service members who were stationed at Camp Lejeune and later became seriously ill may have become ill due to a history of contaminated drinking water on the base. If you believe this may be the cause of your illness, we are here to help you take legal action and get compensation for your losses.
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Contaminated Drinking Water at Camp Lejeune
Service members and veterans who were stationed at Camp Lejeune have been developing illnesses due to contaminated drinking water that are often serious and life threatening. Faced with a long and costly road to recovery, victims and their families deserve to be compensated for harm caused to them due to negligent behaviors on behalf of Camp Lejeune. Clean drinking water is a basic need for anyone and it is assumed that if there is water being made available, that it is clean and safe to drink. Our experienced personal injury attorneys have ample experience representing clients with a Scottsdale Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuit.
Water Contaminate Health Impact Studies
Following the initial discovery of contaminants in Camp Lejeune drinking water, multiple scientific studies were conducted to assess the health impact it has had on residents and employees on and near the base. The studies concluded that consumption of the contaminated water significantly increased the risk of death, as the contaminants in the water are linked to the development of various cancers and other chronic diseases.
Cause of the Contamination
Through assessments and studies of Camp Lejeune well water, it was determined that an apparent underground fuel tank leak allowed more than a million gallons of fuel to infiltrate the drinking water. Additionally the studies concluded that nearby dry-cleaning toxins and other chemicals used for military operations further contributed to the contamination.
Injuries and Illnesses Linked to Contaminated Water
Below is a brief list of just some of the injuries and ailments that have been identified by former service members who consumed the contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune:
- Bladder Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Cardiac Defects
- Esophageal Cancer
- Hepatic Steatosis
- Kidney Cancer
- Kidney Disease
- Liver Cancer
- Multiple Myeloma
- Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Rectal Cancer
- Systemic Sclerosis/scleroderma
- Myelodysplastic syndromes
- Renal Toxicity
If you were stationed, working, or living near Camp Lejeune and became seriously ill after consuming their drinking water, contact SL Chapman Trial Lawyers for experienced and trusted legal representation in a Scottsdale Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuit.