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Camp Lejeune Justice Act Claims Jump Suddenly With The Introduction Of The Elective Option

The Elective Option may be more inclusive of those who are already accepting VA benefits or have other illnesses

Thursday, November 30, 2023 - The number of claims for compensation under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act has jumped to more than 130000 according to the most recent government estimates (PRE) reports. The sudden increase was not unexpected as thousands of veterans were hesitant to file a claim due to fear that they would be "double-dipping" and have their VA income reduced. Such may not be the case if they are to accept the elective option and forego ever filing a Camp Lejeune water lawsuit. Veterans currently receiving VA benefits could automatically qualify for a lump sum of up to $550,000 without investigation and without affecting current their VA income. This guidance comes from two trusted sources,, and, " advises readers, "Certain claimants who have previously received healthcare or disability benefits related to Camp Lejeune from the Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA") may rely on those benefits to establish eligibility for an EO offer." In addition, those who file a Camp Lejeune water lawsuit may also keep receiving benefits. According to, "Your VA compensation benefits or health care services will not be impacted if you file a lawsuit. If you are awarded relief from a Camp Lejeune Justice Act lawsuit, your VA benefits will not be reduced, and your eligibility for other VA benefits or services will not be affected."

The new elective option allows veterans the option to accept a lump sum of up to $450000 depending on the amount of time they can prove they spent at Camp Lejeune from 1953-1987, and also the exact illness that they have been diagnosed with. The option is available to survivors of those who died as a result of their Camp Lejeune water cancer with the addition of a $100,000 survivor benefit. PRE also tells readers that only about 1300 Camp Lejeune water lawsuits have been filed indicating that the elective option may be extremely successful in satisfying the majority of standard claims. A Camp Lejeune water lawsuit may be filed if the Department of the Navy fails to address initial claims within six months from filing or if the initial claim is rejected. No specific rejections have been reported as of yet but filing a claim for an illness that is not on the pre-approved list of illnesses presumed to have been caused by ingesting Camp Lejeune water may be the most obvious reason for rejection. One should also know that accepting the elective option means that the claimant forfeits their right to file a lawsuit. The number of Camp Lejeune Justice Act claims could expand greatly once again once a controversial study by the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) is made public. The study concluded that male breast cancer and multiple myeloma may soon join kidney, liver, and bladder cancer, leukemia, and Parkinson's disease, as presumptive illnesses that warrant automatic payout provided a person worked or resided at Camp Lejeune for at least 30 days from 1953 to 1987.

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