Obama Signs Camp Lejeune Water Pollution Health Care Law

Law360, New York (August 7, 2012, 2:33 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama signed legislation Monday that will provide health coverage to veterans and their families who fell ill from contaminated drinking water at a North Carolina military base, granting some relief to plaintiffs in a multdistrict litigation over the toxic exposure.

The Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012, which unanimously passed both the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate, will bring immediate health care to victims who have been diagnosed with a number of specific ailments related to the...
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