The large number of claims being made against 3M earplugs and water contamination from Camp Lejeune means that a lot of law firms are having to request medical records for their clients at the same time. But if your firm is not requesting records correctly, this can become a frustrating process that jams up the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the National Archives. In order to get records back quickly, it is critical to request them correctly the first time. If you or anyone in your firm has any questions, please don’t hesitate to run them by our company. We have former VA Release of Information specialists on our staff and thus have a very high success rate of requesting large volumes of military records.
Given the date range of water contamination exposure, the majority of requests will come from the National Personnel Record Center (NPRC). They maintain medical and personnel files for veterans discharged between 1905 and June 1994. Our company will submit these requests through the NPRC website. The Dept. of Veterans Affairs handles medical files for veterans discharged between July 1994-2013, which are faxed to the Janesville intake center.
The expected turnaround time for your record request is:
For more information on how to gather your needed medical documents due to 3M or Camp Lejeune lawsuits, place a call to National Record retrieval today.