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Our North Carolina Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawyers Are Here to Help You Recover the Compensation You Deserve

The Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 provides a new source of financial recovery for individuals and families affected by the contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune from 1953 to 1987. The claims period is now open, and eligible individuals and families have until August 2024 to file claims. But, there are several important reasons to file promptly, and all claimants should work with an experienced Camp Lejeune water contamination lawyer in North Carolina.

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Why Should You Hire a North Carolina Camp Lejeune Attorney?

1. A Lawyer Can Determine if You Have a Claim Under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022

Not everyone who has spent time at Camp Lejeune is eligible to receive financial compensation under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022. The Act has several eligibility requirements, and before you file a claim, you need to make sure you are eligible. When you hire a lawyer, your lawyer will assess your eligibility, and, if necessary, your lawyer can file quickly to preserve your legal rights.

2. A Lawyer Can Collect the Evidence Needed to Prove Your Claim

Filing a claim under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 is not like filing a claim for Medicare, Medicaid, or other government benefits. It is a much more involved process, and for most claimants, it will mean filing in federal court in North Carolina.

What evidence will your lawyer need? The evidence needed to secure compensation for Camp Lejeune water contamination falls into three main categories: First, your lawyer will need to present evidence confirming that you were at Camp Lejeune and exposed to the injury-causing contaminants during the relevant time period. Second, your lawyer will need to present evidence that fully documents your injury and its relationship to contaminated water, and finally, your lawyer will determine the current and future value of your contamination-related medical condition.

3. A Lawyer Can Deal with the Federal Government for You

When you hire a Camp Lejeune water contamination lawyer, your lawyer will deal with the federal government for you. Lawyers will become familiar with the claims process, and they will be able to use this familiarity to help you file for compensation successfully.

4. A Lawyer Can Help You Address Any Issues That May Arise

Given that filing a Camp Lejeune water contamination claim involves dealing with the federal government, claimants can expect issues to arise. Some potential issues claimants may need to work with their lawyers to overcome include the following:

  • Responding to government requests for additional information or documentation regarding your time at Camp Lejeune or your medical condition caused by contaminated water
  • Finding experts to evaluate and assist proving your case
  • Evaluating any settlement offers you receive from the federal government and deciding whether a settlement is in your best interests
  • Offsetting your compensation award against any VA benefits, you may have received for your Camp Lejeune contaminated water exposure

When seeking financial compensation from the federal government, numerous issues can delay the process—and potentially jeopardize your financial recovery. To make sure you have the best chance to recover just compensation as quickly as possible, you should have a North Carolina Camp Lejeune water contamination lawyer on your side.

5. A Lawyer Can Take Your Camp Lejeune Claim to Court

If and when the government denies your administrative claim, you will need to take your claim to court. Under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022, all claimants must file their lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Going to federal court is a process all on its own, and after receiving a denial at the administrative level, Camp Lejeune claimants will need to have an experienced lawyer representing them in court.

Why You Should Hire a Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawyer in North Carolina at Martin & Jones

1. Our Team

When you choose Martin & Jones, you won’t just have a lawyer on your side. You will have a team of highly-skilled legal professionals working together to maximize your financial recovery. Our team will handle your claim efficiently, and our team members will be available when you have questions about your legal rights.

2. Our Experience

We have been representing victims and their families for 40 years. During this time, we have helped our clients recover millions of dollars in financial compensation from the federal government and from many of the largest corporations in America. As a result of our experience, we know what it takes to win, and our results speak for themselves.

3. Our Location

We have three offices in North Carolina, including an office in Raleigh. This office is located just a short drive from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. This is where all water contamination lawsuits must be filed under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022.

4. Our Reputation

Martin & Jones has been recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report since the rankings were introduced in 2010. Our lawyers have the highest possible peer ratings, and they have individually received awards, including recognition as Super Lawyers and members of North Carolina’s Legal Elite. We have also received countless positive reviews from our satisfied clients.

5. Our Commitment

We are committed to helping victims of Camp Lejeune water contamination—not just in our communities of Raleigh, Durham, and Wilmington, but throughout North Carolina and across the United States. As our client, you can expect to work one-on-one with an experienced Camp Lejeune water contamination lawyer, and you can rely on our entire team to help fight for the compensation you deserve.

Why Should I Hire a Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawyer in North Carolina

If your Camp Lejeune water contamination claim goes to court, you will be best served by a lawyer who is admitted to practice in North Carolina and who is familiar with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina’s rules and procedures.

If you would like to speak with a North Carolina Camp Lejeune water contamination lawyer about your legal rights, we invite you to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation at Martin & Jones. We represent individuals and families nationwide. To find out how much you are entitled to recover, please call 800-662-1234 or send us your contact information online today.

 

 

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