As you continue to familiarize yourself with contamination at bases across the country, you’ll begin to uncover the complexities involved in fighting for accountability in the courts. Specifically, the Camp Lejeune water contamination legal case involves several angles to consider and the legalese can get confusing. In this brief article, we wanted to shed some light on the legal issues and laws involved as well as put together the bigger picture in a digestible way.
statute of repose
This week, a New York Times article by author George Johnson entitled “A Cancer Cluster is Tough to Prove” takes a hard look at the current state of progress involving Camp Lejeune water contamination, as well as the frustrations faced by those exposed.
A federal appeals court has dealt the victims of contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune a setback, ruling that a state law passed this year cannot retroactively validate their health claims against the U.S. government.