Illnesses Caused by Agent Orange You've Done Your Part, Let Us Do Ours

Illnesses Caused by Agent Orange

Agent Orange is a military code name for chemicals used during the Vietnam War to kill large expanses of forest and plant life as a military strategy. It was highly toxic and veterans that served in the areas where it was used have increased rates of soft-tissue sarcoma and many other disorders including:

  • Throat, lung, prostate, colon cancer as well as others
  • Chloracne, a skin condition
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Parkinson's Disease

In addition, Agent Orange is known to cause birth defects in the children of veterans who were exposed. Spina bifida is one such birth defect but there are many more. An Atlanta VA disability lawyer should be consulted as soon as possible if you or a loved one was exposed to Agent Orange, or suspect you may have been, and are suffering from any of these symptoms. If you are uncertain, we recommend you contact our office and we can help you determine if you may have a claim.

The destruction and devastation caused by Agent Orange was most tragic. It can be particularly traumatic to our own soldiers who were not adequately protected by their own government. You are entitled to your disability and we will fight aggressively and tirelessly on your behalf to ensure there is justice. We are experienced when it comes to fighting the government and other large bureaucracies. We know there can be a lack of compassion and understanding of your situation by those that are supposed to be providing you help and assistance. Our firm can help you to set things right. We welcome the chance to return the help and support that you provided to our country.

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    David A. Stevens

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    After graduating from law school in 2002, attorney David A. Stevens began his legal career as a felony public defender and consumer litigation attorney. During his early years in practice he was lead counsel in over a dozen jury trials and obtained favorable results for hundreds of clients while developing his skills as a litigator. In 2005, he began to focus his practice on disability representation while working with his mother, attorney Jane McElreath, who had been representing disabled ...
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    Douglas Sullivan

    Partner

    Attorney Douglas Sullivan grew up in a military family where his father had a career in the US Air Force. As an Air Force brat he developed an interest in military history and has an immense respect for those men and women who have served our country. While still in law school, Doug began working for a law firm that specialized in Veteran’s disability and Social Security disability claims. After law school Doug has continued to focus his legal practice in the area of Veterans’ disability. ...
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    Daphne Sullivan

    Attorney

    Daphne Sullivan graduated from law school in 2002, and for almost twenty years, the focus of her legal career has been representing claimants in their applications for Social Security disability benefits. She has worked with thousands of claimants nationwide and she has extensive knowledge and experience in applying Social Security rules and regulations to cases. She has assisted clients in navigating the disability process from the administrative levels to the Appeals Council. She has worked ...
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    Christopher Campagno

    Managing Attorney

    Christopher A. Campagno joined Stevens & Sullivan, LLC in June of 2021. His areas of expertise include Veterans Law, Disability Rights, and Military Justice. His current practice focuses on representing disabled Veterans throughout all stages of the VA disability claims process, to include the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans claims. In 2019, Christopher earned his J.D., cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law. In addition to his law degree, he was awarded a certificate ...
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