VA Stats on Asbestos Exposure
I worked for 35 years in the civil litigation world where U.S. companies are accused of hiding evidence and refusing to take responsibility for the health and safety of their employees, and I can say those accusations have been proven true in some cases. There was definitely a desire to cover up for financial gain. Let me qualify this paragraph that these comments are my opinion only and not those of Legacy Beyond Valor. ButRead More
Exposure to Agent Orange In Vietnam Dates of Service January 9, 1962 through May 7, 1975 Definition of “Service in Vietnam” Service on land in Vietnam or on the inland waterways of Vietnam, including Veterans who: Set foot in Vietnam. This includes: Brief visits ashore When a ship docked to the shore of Vietnam When a ship operated in Vietnam’s close coastal waters for extended periods and crew members went ashore Smaller vessels from theRead More
Then you’ll want to read this! It has been officially determined that people who worked or lived at Camp Lejeune between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987 may have been exposed to contaminated drinking water. You can read more about the specifics of the chemical contamination at this link. Available Compensation Presumptive Service Connection As of 2017, the following eight diseases have been declared to have a presumptive service connection for Veterans, Reservists, and National GuardRead More