The Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 was signed into law by President Biden on August 10, 2022 as a portion of “The Honoring Our PACT Act.” The Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 reads:

The Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 ensures that anyone harmed by the chemicals in the water of Camp Lejeune has a cause of action to pursue damages against the United States government, furthermore, it extends the statute of limitations until two years after the act was signed into law by President Biden on August 10, 2022. 

If you were harmed at Camp Lejeune by the toxic chemicals that the United States Government allowed to enter the water, you now have the right to pursue that claim in the Federal United States District Court in the Eastern District of North Carolina until this statute of limitations runs out in 2024. This right extends not just to Marines who were stationed at Camp Lejeune from the time period 1953 through 1987 but also to any independent contractors, civil servants who were not in the military, and all family members of marines. This further allows anyone who suffered from serious illness, miscarriage, and adults who were born with birth defects due to the contaminated water to be reimbursed for the damages caused by the toxic chemicals in the water.

Generally, the United States Government holds several forms of immunity from lawsuits seeking damages, but with the passage of this law, this immunity has been voluntarily waived. The pursuit of these causes of action can be for actual damages, but not for punitive damages, instead limiting to medical care costs and the pain and suffering caused. 

Finally, the burden of proof set by the PACT Act is more likely to have a causal connection than not, which is referred to as proof by a preponderance of the evidence. This means that the evidence needs to demonstrate just that it is more likely any harms claimed are due to the Camp Lejeune toxic chemicals than it would be to any other cause.

If you or a loved one has been injured due to Camp Lejeune’s toxic chemicals, call the attorneys at TonaLaw today at 1(833) TONALAW or text us at 1 (631) 780-5355, as your time to pursue claims under this act is limited.

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