The level of PFAS at Joint Force Training Base – Los Alamitos exceeds the current safe exposure limit by over 13 times. Still, according to the new limits proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency, the concentration of PFOS and PFOA at the military base is very alarming. These chemicals have the strongest association with cancer out of the entire PFAS group. While the PFOS level exceeds the proposed limit by 14,100 times, the PFOA level eclipses it by 29,500 times. Therefore, veterans who were stationed at Joint Force Training Base – Los Alamitos should keep a close eye on their health and seek medical attention if they notice any unusual symptoms.
What toxic agents are lurking on Joint Force Training Base – Los Alamitos?
At the moment, PFAS are the only contaminants lurking on Joint Force Training Base – Los Alamitos. Nevertheless, their presence alone is enough to endanger the health of service members, as even exposure to low concentrations of PFAS can eventually result in a serious disease. The source of these hazardous chemicals on the military installation is firefighters using AFFF, a fire suppressant that sometimes contains 98% PFAS.
Also known as “forever chemicals,” PFAS persist in the environment for over a thousand years, and removing these substances is a very challenging endeavor, even by using the most innovative technologies. Joint Force Training Base – Los Alamitos has not been deemed a Superfund site, which means that cleanup activities are not currently ongoing at the site. However, it might be in the near future, considering the extent of toxic contamination.
What diseases can toxic exposure on Joint Force Training Base – Los Alamitos cause?
Veterans and family members who intend to file a military base toxic exposure claim should know that only certain diseases make them entitled to financial compensation. This is because their diagnosis must have a strong connection with toxic exposure that can also be supported by medical evidence. Even with a qualifying disease, they might still not be eligible, as there are other requirements they must meet. The following are the diseases for which you can file a claim if you spent one cumulative year or longer at Joint Force Training Base – Los Alamitos:
Our attorneys, who have over 30 years of experience in handling toxic exposure claims, will gladly evaluate your case to determine whether you are eligible to file a claim. The legal process will require minimal involvement on your part, as we understand that suffering from one of the above diseases can be overwhelming. We have the necessary experience, resources, and knowledge to help you find out if you are entitled to financial compensation for your unjust suffering.