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Veterans Law

VA To Establish Presumptive Service Connection For Camp Lejeune Veterans (1953-1987)

December 18, 2015
Updated: January 19, 2022
Camp Lejeune

VA has stated that they intend to establish presumptive service connection for eight diseases associated with contaminated water at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987, including:

  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma
  • Scleroderma
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Officials from VA determined that the diseases or conditions were caused by exposure to contaminated water at the base. Nearly a million people who worked at the camp from 1953 to 1987 were exposed.

Contact us now to learn whether you may be entitled to VA benefits based on diseases or conditions related to the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987.

To read the full press release, click here.