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Attorney Brandon Pettijohn is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and was stationed at Camp Lejeune.
From August 1, 1953 until December 31, 1987, Marines, contractors, employees, civilians, family members, and other service members who either lived or worked at Camp Lejeune were exposed to toxic substances in the drinking water.
If you believe that you or a loved one qualify for a lawsuit due to being on Camp Lejeune between 1953-1987, contact us for a free consultation to discuss your case. Our firm provides a free consultation to all potential clients, and we offer our legal services on a contingency fee basis. This means that you will not owe us an upfront legal fee. We will only collect a legal fee if we successfully secure compensation on your behalf. In other words, if you don’t get paid, we don’t get paid.
Water from two water treatment plants on Camp Lejeune located at the Hadnot Point Treatment Plant and the Tarawa Terrace Treatment Plant were contaminated with harmful chemicals which was then provided to those on Camp Lejeune as drinking water.
The Tarawa Terrace Treatment Plant was contaminated with perchloroethylene (PEC), which is a chemical often used for dry cleaning. Marines are known for their crisp, clean uniforms so dry clean businesses thrive near Camp Lejeune. Years later it was discovered that a nearby dry cleaning company caused the contamination due to bad waste disposal practices. The Hadnot Treatment Plant was contaminated with trichloroethylene (TCE). There were numerous potential sources of TCE contamination at the Hadnot Plant, including industrial spills, underground tank leaks, and water disposal areas.
Regular and prolonged exposure to TCE and PEC have been linked to a variety of severe health conditions and cancers, including:
If you suffered any of the above medical conditions after serving, living, or working at Camp Lejeune from 1953 to 1987, you could be legally entitled to claim compensation. You are significantly more likely to bring a successful case if you have the assistance of an experienced attorney. Call us today at (910) 557-8241
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