Protect Camp Lejeune Victims Ensnared by Trial-lawyers’ Scams (VETS) Act
Dec 01, 2022 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Sen. Cramer, Colleagues Seek to Protect Camp Lejeune Vets from Unscrupulous Trial Lawyers WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) introduced the Protect Camp Lejeune Victims Ensnared by Trial-lawyers’ Scams (VETS) Act to cap the fees trial lawyers can charge in cases representing sick Marines and other individuals impacted by water […]...Continue reading

Denied Camp Lejeune Injury Claims Must Be Resubmitted Under New Act, U.S. Government Argues
Nov 14, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The government argues that denied Camp Lejeune injury claims were never assessed under the requirements of the new law. The U.S. government indicates that all previously denied Camp Lejeune injury claims still need to be resubmitted under the requirements of the recently passed Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022, urging a federal judge to reject […]...Continue reading

Water Contamination at Camp Lejeune, Other Military Bases Disproportionately Affected Communities of Color: Report
Nov 07, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Nearly 45% of communities near contaminated military bases, like Camp Lejeune, have mostly minority populations. November 07, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Toxic pollution at military bases nationwide in recent decades, such as the highly publicized water contamination at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, has disproportionately affected communities of color across the United States....Continue reading

Plaintiffs Argue Lawsuits over Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Do Not Require New Notice for Previously Denied Claims
Oct 24, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Requiring previously denied Camp Lejeune water contamination claims to “re-exhaust” administrative process would frustrate Congress’s core purpose in enacting new law, according to memorandum filed by early plaintiffs. October 24, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson In response to questions posed by a federal judge about whether several early Camp Lejeune water contamination lawsuits complied with notice […]...Continue reading

Plaintiffs Who Filed Early Camp Lejeune Lawsuits Ordered To Establish They Complied With Requirements of PACT Act
Oct 07, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Judge questions whether Camp Lejeune Justice Act requirements were satisfied before lawsuits were filed days after new law went into effect. October 07, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Within days after President Biden signed the Honoring Our PACT Act in August 2022, dozens of Camp Lejeune lawsuits were filed seeking damages for injuries caused by contaminated […]...Continue reading

Government Denied Prior Camp Lejeune Disability Claims “Prematurely”, VA Inspector General Says
Sep 29, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

The report estimates veterans with Camp Lejeune disability claims were underpaid by nearly $14 million prior to the passage of the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022. September 29, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Prior to the passage of the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022, which has opened the door for veterans and family members […]...Continue reading

The Military Protects the Country. It Doesn’t Protect the Water
Sep 26, 2022 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

South Carolina and Hawaii have huge numbers of military personnel stationed within their borders. While the military has trained and stationed personnel there for decades, something newer has come along – lawsuits about water contaminated by the military. The Marine base at Camp Lejeune is a significant training center, and thousands are stationed there. On […]...Continue reading

Camp Lejeune Water Caused Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease, Interstitial Nephritis: Lawsuit
Sep 23, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

Exposure to Camp Lejeune water caused kidney disease for a Marine veteran stationed at the base in the 1960s, who continues to suffer health problems that have impacted his ability to maintain steady employment, the lawsuit claims. September 23, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson A former U.S. Marine indicates in a recently filed lawsuit that he […]...Continue reading

11th Circ. Asks How New Law Affects Marine Base Water Suit
Sep 21, 2022 by Juan Carlos Rodriguez

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez · Listen to article Law360 (September 20, 2022, 7:17 PM EDT) — The Eleventh Circuit asked the federal government and residents suing over their exposure to contaminated drinking water at the Camp Lejeune military base to explain how a new law authorizing legal claims affects the litigation. A group of mostly […]...Continue reading

Motion to Consolidate Camp Lejeune Justice Act Lawsuits Denied By U.S. District Judge
Sep 20, 2022 by Irvin Jackson

More than 5,000 individuals have already filed notice of their intention to file a lawsuit under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022, but the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina has rejected a request to consolidate the pretrial proceedings early in the litigation. September 19, 2022 By: Irvin Jackson Although […]...Continue reading

Tokenized Evergreen Fund for Litigation Finance Building Wealth by Advancing Social Justice
Sep 14, 2022 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Victory Litigation Fund Victory Litigation Fund invests in venture equity opportunities in the legal services marketplace. These investments allow the fund to identify large numbers of legal claims that favor victims, bringing them deserved social justice and financial rewards. Highest ROI of Any Asset Class Litigation finance is an investment that consistently outperforms all others, […]...Continue reading

Cancer and the Marine Base at Camp Lejeune
Aug 31, 2022 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Potentially, compensation may be available to anyone who has contracted cancer from Camp Lejeune’s contaminated waters. This article will discuss the causes of the contamination and the potential lawsuits that may be filed. It also discusses the recent signing of a law that provides damages to past injuries. Learn about the causes of cancer, as […]...Continue reading

Camp Lejeune Water Chemical Contamination
Aug 30, 2022 by Ed Lott, Ph.D., M.B.A.

From 1953 to 1987, water contamination was a major problem at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina. The issue was so severe that it even led to a health warning. It is not known when the problem started, but it was there for decades. Here are some of the causes of the contamination […]...Continue reading

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