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Military Malpractice Lawyers Advocate for Active-Duty Members in Pursuit of Recovery for Medical Errors

January 15, 2021

According to the Military Times, Navy Lt. Rebekah Moani Daniel arrived at Naval Hospital Bremerton and gave birth to her daughter, Victoria, without complications. However, within four hours after the birth, she began hemorrhaging. Lt. Daniel,…

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Do I Need a Military Medical Malpractice Injury Lawyer?

October 19, 2020

Can I Sue the Government? Yes. If you have been injured at a military hospital or health care facility and believe you may have a claim for medical malpractice, a military injury lawyer can help…

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US News Uncovers Mounting Evidence that May Explain Military Surgical Errors

September 28, 2020

According to US News, interviews conducted with more than two dozen active-duty and retired military surgeons have found mounting evidence that military surgical readiness is fraying fast: There are severe shortages of skilled surgeons, especially trauma…

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Navy Police Officer Alleges Virginia Military Hospital Malpractice

September 26, 2020

A navy police officer has allegedly suffered medical malpractice at a military hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia. Alleged Medical Malpractice in Portsmouth Virginia According to CPR,Colorado Public Radio, Ryan Adams, a Navy police officer was stationed in…

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Military Medication Errors: NCBI Study Discusses Causes of Medication Errors

September 24, 2020

NCBI reported data relating to causes of medication errors in the US US Medication Error Statistics According to NCBI, the National Center for Biotechnology Information, 7,000 to 9,000 people die each year in the United States…

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Veteran Alleges Cancer Misdiagnosis at a Military Facility Delayed Treatment

September 19, 2020

According to VT Digger, a Vermont Newspaper, Veteran Wesley Black has filed a military medical malpractice lawsuit against the White River Junction VA Medical Center. After Black had gone to the medical center in 2013 for…

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Army Reserve Captain and Mother of Two Alleges She Suffered Military Misdiagnosis of Cancer

September 17, 2020

According to the Tampa Bay Times, Jessica Purcell, a captain in the Army Reserve, was pregnant with her first child when she first noticed a swollen lymph node under her left arm. After seeking care at…

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U.S. News Reports that Hospitals Performing Fewer Surgeries May Have Higher Rates of Military Medical Negligence

September 15, 2020

Patient shortages in military hospitals may contribute to military medical negligence. U.S. News examined three decades of data drawn from every military hospital worldwide from 2012 through 2016, looking into 10 categories of procedures: weight-loss…

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Low Volumes of Surgeries in Military Hospitals May Put Patients at Higher Risk of Military Surgical Errors

September 12, 2020

Research Shows Hospitals with Highest Volumes of Surgeries Achieve the Best Results According to U.S. News, three decades of research has shown doctors and hospitals with the highest volumes of complex surgical procedures achieve the best…

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Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal Discusses Pioneering Military Medical Malpractice Law for Active-Duty Members

September 10, 2020

A Solider with Cancer Gets His Day in Court Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal, a 38-year-old Green Beret was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer by a civilian pulmonologist after doctors at Fort Bragg base hospital…

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How the New Military Medical Malpractice Law Became Part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

September 8, 2020

Since 2018, Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal has been fighting to hold the military accountable for the military medical malpractice that resulted in the misdiagnosis of his terminal lung cancer. Making a 330-mile drive at…

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Active-Duty Navy Sailor Files Military Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for Loss of Triplets

September 3, 2020

On November 15, 2017, an active-duty Navy sailor gave birth to triplets  at 23 weeks gestation.  Sadly,  all died immediately after.  According to Military.com, the mother had undergone intrauterine insemination at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center and became pregnant with quintuplets.…

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New Military Medical Malpractice Law

June 18, 2020

A Military Medical Malpractice Provision of the National Defense Authorization Act Allows Active Duty Members to Now File Malpractice Claims. The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act contains a military medical malpractice provision that grants active…

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Military Medical Malpractice Claims

June 18, 2020

Can Active Duty Military Members Now Bring Medical Malpractice Claims? Yes. The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law on December 20th and contains a provision that allows active duty military members (or…

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DC Military Medical Malpractice

June 18, 2020

New Malpractice Law Permits Active Duty Members Filing Malpractice Claims. Historically, active duty military have been barred from suing the U.S. government for injuries sustained from medical malpractice occurring at a military facility. Based on…

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