Iraq War Veterans Lawsuit in San Antonio
San Antonio, also known as “Military City USA”, is home to thousands of military members, soldiers, and contractors stationed across Randolph Air Force Base, Fort Sam Houston, Brooks City Base, Lackland, and Camp Bullis. It is probable that hundreds of military members in San Antonio were injured in the line of duty during the 2003-2011 period of the Iraq war.
New suits coming forward underneath the Anti-Terrorism Act may allow injured or deceased service members and their families affected by Iranian-sponsored terrorism to file for compensation for the pain and suffering they have endured. To-date, nine foreign banks have admitted to entering into criminal agreements with Iran by providing them with billions of dollars which facilitated of hundreds of terrorist attacks in Iraq throughout 2003-2011. For cases such as these, those seeking compensation should contact an attorney who is experienced in Iraq war veterans’ lawsuits in San Antonio.The Anti-Terrorism act of 1992
In 1992, the Anti-Terrorism Act was passed, allowing victims of terrorism and their families to bring lawsuits against those who illegally aided, supported, or provided assistance to militant organizations associated with committing international acts of terrorism.
During the time period of 2003-2011, many foreign banks conspired with Iran to facilitate terror attacks that resulted in deaths and extreme injuries to U.S. service members in Iraq. The most common forms of attacks funded by foreign banks utilized explosive devices, such as:
- IEDs (improvised explosive devices)
- EFPs (explosively formed penetrators)
- IRAMs (improvised rocket-assisted munitions)
- RPGs (rocket propelled grenade)
These devices have caused extreme injury, pain, suffering and even death to thousands of United States military members. Veterans or military contractors that have sustained injury between 2003-2011 may be eligible to receive compensation through pursuing an Iraq war veteran lawsuit in San Antonio with the help of a well-qualified attorney.Who Can be Compensated?
In addition to compensation for injured military personnel, the Anti-Terrorism Act also leaves room for compensation to be awarded to spouses, parents, siblings and children of harmed or deceased veterans. Contacting an experienced attorney who is familiar with Iraq war veterans’ lawsuits in San Antonio can provide you with deeper insight into specific scenarios and which family members are applicable for compensation.San Antonio Lawyers Who Will Fight for You
Carabin Shaw of San Antonio are proud to unite and fight for the brave men and women who comprise our armed forces, especially those who have developed injuries due to senseless acts of terrorism in Iraq or Afghanistan. Our team of experienced attorneys are passionate about representing and seeking justice for those who have suffered from acts of terrorism will work around the clock to pursue your case and hold foreign banks and financial institutions responsible for their sponsorship of terrorist activity.
Our attorneys will also work to make sure anyone dependent on your ability to serve and earn income receives what the need to be taken care of financially and emotionally. If you have been injured, you should act quickly, as there is no guarantee that additional money will be added to the U.S. Victims of State-Sponsored Terrorism Fund, and there may be a time limit on how long these funds will remain available.
For a free consultation with our San Antonio veteran injury attorneys and to see if you qualify to file under the Anti-Terrorism Act, contact Carabin Shaw toll-free at 1.800.682.1260, or call our San Antonio office at 210-222-2288 today.