Due to the tremendous amounts of PFAS that are present on the site, people who spent time on Redstone Arsenal Army Base may come to struggle with serious diseases such as prostate cancer, leukemia, pancreatic cancer, or lymphoma.
The main source of PFAS on Redstone Arsenal Army Base was aqueous film-forming foam, commonly known as AFFF, a fire suppressant used to extinguish jet fuel and petroleum fires by military firefighters. It was developed in the 1960s by the U.S. Navy together with the 3M company. Veterans who received a diagnosis that is related to PFAS exposure are entitled to financial compensation, which our attorneys will gladly help them recover from the responsible companies.
What toxic agents were present at Redstone Arsenal Army Base?
The dangerous chemicals known as PFAS were present in high concentrations at Redstone Arsenal Army Base, which is why today, numerous veterans and family members struggle with terrible diseases as a consequence of prolonged exposure.
While very effective in extinguishing class B fires, AFFF inevitably releases large amounts of PFAS in the environment, from which they cannot be easily removed, hence their nickname “forever chemicals”. There may have been other hazardous agents present on Redstone Arsenal Army Base in addition to PFAS, which only contributes to the extent of toxic exposure on the site.
What diseases can I develop if I was exposed to PFAS?
Unfortunately, exposure to PFAS, especially if it is long-term, can lead to the development of numerous serious diseases and health problems. However, it is important to keep in mind that several years or even decades may pass until you receive a diagnosis.
The following are the diagnoses for which you can seek financial compensation if you or a family member was stationed at Redstone Arsenal Army Base and was exposed to PFAS:
It is essential to know that, if you were pregnant while you spent time at this military base and gave birth to a child with health problems, you are entitled to file a toxic exposure claim on their behalf to recover compensation. Since they specialize in toxic exposure, our attorneys will be able to help you obtain the money you deserve for your distress regardless of the complexity of your situation.