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Who can file a claim under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act?
Veterans, civilian contractors, reservists, and military dependents, who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune or base housing for at least 30 days, and who developed specific illnesses, listed below.
Veterans, civilian contractors, reservists, and military dependents, who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune or base housing for at least 30 days from January 1, 1953, to December 31, 1987, may be able to obtain monetary compensation, disability benefits, and health care if diagnosed with one or more of the following severe medical conditions linked to exposure to toxic groundwater:
- Bladder cancer
- Breast cancer
- Esophageal cancer
- Multiple myeloma
- Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- Female infertility
- Hepatic steatosis
- Myelodysplastic syndromes
- Neurobehavioral effects
- Renal toxicity
- Scleroderma (hardening of bodily tissues)