Veterans, former reservists and former National Guard members who served Camp Lejeune in North Carolina and have been diagnosed with one of eight diseases are eligible.
"We know that the modern battlefield includes perils even for the veteran who hasn't been engaged in combat."
"This is the beginning of the end. It's about time."
Veterans who were exposed to contaminated water are seeing a disturbing pattern of disability claim denials.
A variety of court decisions prevent statutes of repose from operating retroactively. There would be merit in a "blue-ribbon commission" suggesting model statute of limitation and statute of repose legislation to the states. Of course, a variety of political considerations will doubtless influence any legislative action.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled in July 2013 that the federal law overrides the state law. On Monday
The federal law on which CTS Corp. v. Walderburger hinges is a 1986 amendment to the Comprehensive Environmental Response
It was my job in the USMC to fight the enemy and in doing so resulted in experiences and memories that I will have until the end of my days. I have tried for too long to make sense of it all and have come to realize at the end of the day war is unjustifiable no matter what side you are on.
"The Base Provost Marshal has stated the incident is being considered neither as an act of terrorism nor an active shooter
As worries linger over tap water tainted by a chemical spill in West Virginia, and by oil and gas drilling from Pennsylvania