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Federal Tort Claims Act Standard Form 95

Federal Tort Claims Act Standard Form 95

The Standard Form 95 (often called a “Form 95”) is the official U.S. Government form for filing a federal tort claim against the United States Government and its agencies for veterans and military medical malpractice. What is a Standard Form 95? The Standard Form 95 is a U.S. Government form used for filing a federal […]
Military Family Fights for Consideration of Birth Injury Case

Military Family Fights for Consideration of Birth Injury Case

Air Force veteran Jorge Ortiz had his daughter’s future in mind when he filed a tort claim against the government over her complicated birth. The case was unfortunately denied by a lower court and an appellate court due to the Feres Doctrine. The Feres doctrine is a law that prevents active-duty service members wronged by […]
Veteran Sues Phoenix VAMC for Misdiagnosis of Cancer

Veteran Sues Phoenix VAMC for Misdiagnosis of Cancer

A veteran from Phoenix, AZ is suing the VA Medical Center for $50 million in damages for a delay in diagnosis of prostate cancer. The suit follows years of complaints against the Phoenix VA Hospital and its urology care. According to a civil complaint filed in the U.S. District Court, Steven Cooper, 44, served in […]
Department of Veterans Affairs Encouraged to Approve Toxic Exposure Claims

Department of Veterans Affairs Encouraged to Approve Toxic Exposure Claims

During a hearing on Capitol Hill this past Tuesday, senators stated the the US Department of Veterans Affairs must learn how to favor veterans when deciding to approve claims for illnesses and diseases related to environmental exposures and contaminations. Service members have been exposed to contaminants in locations ranging from the South China Sea to […]
Wounded Warrior Project Funding $70M to U.S. Veterans Mental Health

Wounded Warrior Project Funding $70M to U.S. Veterans Mental Health

The Wounded Warrior Project is funding a new program that aims to help improve the mental health services and care for veterans in the private sector. $70 million is being used by the charity to fund four of the United States’ top academic medical facilities, with focus on those who suffer from PTSD (post-traumatic stress […]
War Hero’s Medals Reunited With Family

War Hero’s Medals Reunited With Family

Two young boys from New York have united the family of a Cherokee war hero with his lost military medals. On Nov. 30, 1952, George, whose Cherokee name “Tsali” means self-sacrifice, threw himself on a grenade that killed him, but saved those fighting in his company during the Korean War. His legacy was honored not […]
Study: Young Veterans with PTSD have Higher Risk for Sleep Apnea

Study: Young Veterans with PTSD have Higher Risk for Sleep Apnea

A newly released study shows that the probability of having a high risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) becomes greater with an increasing severity of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) symptoms in young, U.S. veterans. The study was comprised of 195 Afghanistan and Iraq veterans who went to see a VA outpatient PTSD clinic for an […]
Injured Veteran Uses Exoskeleton To Walk Again

Injured Veteran Uses Exoskeleton To Walk Again

Sargent Roosevelt J. Anderson faced severe injury to his spinal cord after a motorcycle accident which left his legs paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair, but he is now one of the first patients in the world to be able to walk again with the assistance of an exoskeleton. This incredible exoskeleton machine is called […]
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