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Person of Interest Identified in VA Hospital Deaths

Person of Interest Identified in VA Hospital Deaths

There is more information regarding the investigation into the deaths from insulin overdoses of at least 11 veterans at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia, four hours from Washington, D.C. Authorities have identified a “person of interest” in the...

Multiple Suspicious Deaths at VA Hospital Spurs Investigation

Multiple Suspicious Deaths at VA Hospital Spurs Investigation

Something is very wrong at a Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital in Clarksburg, West Virginia. There have been at least 11 suspicious deaths at the facility in a two-year period, and federal prosecutors are investigating. Many of these deaths involve incorrect insulin injections in patients,...

VA Nursing Homes Still Unsafe for Veteran Residents

VA Nursing Homes Still Unsafe for Veteran Residents

Problems with negligent care are also a very real threat for veterans who reside in VA nursing homes. The stories are frightening. A recent investigation into 99 VA nursing homes across the U.S. found that, between April and December 2018, nearly 53% of the facilities were cited for deficiencies...

Did My Surgeon Leave Something Inside Me?

Did My Surgeon Leave Something Inside Me?

Can you sue a surgeon for leaving a surgical sponge inside you? The answer is yes, absolutely. Surgeons leaving something behind in a patient is negligent behavior that can cause severe pain and disability, and often requires more surgeries, months of rehabilitation, increased medical expenses and...

VA Medical Malpractice Risk HIGH at Washington DC VA Hospital

VA Medical Malpractice Risk HIGH at Washington DC VA Hospital

Veterans who work to serve and protect our nation’s citizens deserve the highest quality medical care. Unfortunately, VA hospitals are often short-staffed and overwhelmed. Overworked physicians with less-than-optimal medical equipment and supplies may offer negligent care, or worse, create...

Veteran Wins a 19-Year Appeal For VA Benefits In C. Difficile Colitis Case

Veteran Wins a 19-Year Appeal For VA Benefits In C. Difficile Colitis Case

Are you a veteran who has been fighting the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) in appeal on a benefits claim? As a veterans’ benefits lawyer, I have the privilege of representing veterans from all over the country. Recently, our legal team won a particularly noteworthy VA benefits...