Partnering with Local Counsel for Camp Lejeune Justice Act Lawsuits

Camp Lejeune Justice Act Claim Filing Deadline: August 10, 2024

At DeMent Askew Johnson & Marshall, we understand the unique challenges faced by veterans, their families, and others affected by the toxic water contamination at Camp Lejeune. Many have moved across the country, establishing trusted relationships with attorneys in their local communities. For lawsuits under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022, which must be filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, partnering with knowledgeable local counsel is essential. We offer our expertise to attorneys nationwide, ensuring their clients receive the highest standard of representation.

The Importance of Local Expertise

Seamless Legal Support Across States:
Our firm provides invaluable local support, ensuring cost-efficiency and convenience without compromising the quality of service to our nation's heroes and their families. Our commitment is to work alongside your firm, respecting existing client relationships while pursuing justice and compensation through the Camp Lejeune Justice Act.

Experienced Advocates for Complex Cases:
Our team, led by Jim Johnson, brings decades of litigation experience to the table, particularly in catastrophic personal injury cases like those stemming from Camp Lejeune's water contamination. Our extensive courtroom experience and understanding of local legal customs position us to avoid common pitfalls and effectively manage your case.

Jim Johnson: A Leader in Civil Litigation

A Record of Success:
Jim Johnson focuses on high-stakes civil matters, including personal injury, medical malpractice, and complex commercial disputes. His track record includes negotiating hundreds of settlements and securing substantial jury verdicts, underscored by a multi-million dollar victory against the Raleigh News and Observer.

Recognized Legal Excellence:
Jim's legal prowess is acknowledged by his inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. An AV-rated Preeminent Peer-Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, he also holds fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America and is an active member of the Professional Negligence Section of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.

Our Commitment to Veterans and Their Families

We are dedicated to advocating for those impacted by the Camp Lejeune water contamination. Understanding the significance of selecting the right local counsel, we are ready to collaborate with attorneys nationwide to ensure veterans and their families receive the compensation they deserve.  We have approximately 50 PACT ACT cases in active stages, with 25% already filed in federal district court.

Partner With Us

For attorneys seeking local counsel in North Carolina, assistance with pro hac vice admission, or special appearances for Camp Lejeune Justice Act lawsuits, DeMent Askew Johnson & Marshall is here to help. Our team is committed to navigating the complexities of the North Carolina court system on behalf of your clients.

To explore a local counsel partnership or discuss your needs for a Camp Lejeune lawsuit, contact us at 919-833-5555. Let's work together to achieve justice for the victims of Camp Lejeune.

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