August 08, 2022 | News
Congress recently passed the Camp Lejeune Act, allowing lawsuits against the federal government, through the Federal Tort Claims Act, for injury or wrongful death caused by exposure to toxic chemicals in the water at Camp Lejeune. This article discusses: 1. What the Camp Lejeune Act is – and is not 2. Briefly explains the history of water contamination at Camp Lejeune, including the chemicals are at issue and their metabolites, 3. The presumptive medical conditions caused by that toxic exposure, 4. VA 2017 legislation and how it is different from the Camp Lejeune Act 5. Unique features of FTCA lawsuits 6. Our law firm’s experience in both FTCA lawsuits and toxic tort lawsuits 7. Our prediction of how the lawsuits will play out procedurally.