How much compensation can I receive for kidney cancer caused by toxic exposure?

Exposure to chemicals such as trichloroethylene has been found to increase the risk for kidney cancer, medically known as renal cell carcinoma. Furthermore, exposure to benzene and vinyl chloride was also linked to kidney cancer. These harmful chemicals were lurking in the environment of Camp Lejeune during the last century.

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People with kidney cancer from toxic exposure can receive between $150,000 and $225,000

Every year, over 68,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with kidney cancer. While the causes of this disease vary greatly, from high blood pressure to smoking, toxic exposure is also a risk factor for kidney cancer. More specifically, exposure to benzene and vinyl chloride was found to increase the risk of kidney cancer significantly.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information discovered that individuals with a history of benzene exposures via skin contact and inhalation were at a significantly elevated risk for kidney cancer. Moreover, the risk of kidney cancer increased with the duration of exposure to benzene and vinyl chloride. Trichloroethylene exposure is also associated with kidney cancer.

If you developed kidney cancer following your stay at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987, you are most likely eligible to file an injury claim and a VA claim. The sum of money you can receive if you take legal action ranges between $150,000 and $225,000, compensation which can be very useful if you struggle financially due to the cost of your healthcare and treatment.

Our attorneys specialize in toxic exposure and will help you recover compensation

With over two decades of experience, our legal team is ready to offer you the assistance you need if you are a toxic exposure victim. To become eligible for compensation and VA benefits, you must have spent at least 30 consecutive days at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987 and have a diagnosis of kidney cancer. If you are a veteran, you will have to retrieve your military records and your medical records and send these documents to us, whereas if you are a family member of one affected by toxic exposure, we will need proof of your stay at Camp Lejeune and your medical records.

After we thoroughly assess your case, we will establish whether you qualify to file an injury claim and a VA claim. If you do, our resourceful and knowledgeable attorneys will begin preparing the claims for submission as soon as possible. During this part of the process, your involvement will be minimal, which will allow you to focus on your health and treatment, as we are well aware that victims of toxic exposure usually need a lot of time to invest in their wellbeing. Eventually, you will be presented with the maximum financial compensation you are entitled to and the VA benefits you qualify for.

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