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A soldier was left to die alone in his barracks for 5 days. His family wants to know why
“He died surrounded by his fellow soldiers but no one cared to check on him.”
There’s a lot more to be outraged about in the US military than ‘wokeness’
Let’s get our priorities in order.
Troops can finally bring medical malpractice claims against the military. But there’s a catch
"The temptation to cover up dirty laundry is too powerful.”
18 people file claims against the federal government for chemical exposure at decommissioned California base
At least 18 people, most of whom are military dependents, allege in recently filed federal claims they suffer from leukemia, Parkinson’s disease and other serious ailments as a result of exposure to at least 67 different toxic chemicals at the former George Air Force Base in California.
Supreme Court refuses to hear case about 2017 Marine recruit hazing death
The decision ends a three-year legal battle against the military that began when a 20-year-old Marine from Michigan died during boot camp.
Lawsuit over 2016 hazing death of Muslim Marine recruit headed to Supreme Court
The petition argues that the USMC misled Siddiqui about the abuse of Muslim recruits at Parris Island and failed to protect him when he arrived.
After 70 years, service members are finally filing medical malpractice claims against the US military
With the Department of Defense overseeing the new claims process, the question now is how fairly and timely complaints will be judged — and whether, in the long run, this new move will help growing efforts to overturn the Feres Doctrine and allow active duty members to sue like everyone else
A new law could finally force DoD to compensate troops who suffered from military doctors’ mistakes
It would mark the first time in nearly seven decades that U.S. military personnel have had legal recourse to seek payment from the military in cases of medical malpractice.
A Corpsman went to a military hospital for a routine shoulder surgery. 4 days later he was dead, and his parents say the Navy is to blame
Four days after undergoing a routine shoulder surgery, Hospitalman 3rd Class Jordan Way was dead. His family wants to know what went wrong, but a decades old legal rule stands in their way.
Florida senator backs bill to allow military members to sue for medical malpractice
The bill, Scott said, will "make sure our men and women in uniform are taken care of every step of the way."
An anthrax vaccine made this JBLM soldier seriously ill. The Army still made her take it 3 times, lawsuit says
A 35-year-old Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier has sued the United States, alleging she was forced to get anthrax vaccines that made her seriously ill.
Dying of cancer, this Green Beret has one last mission: Getting Congress to fight for military medical malpractice reform
For the last year a terminally ill Green Beret has been travelling to Washington, D.C., to try to rally congressional support to change the Feres Doctrine. Is Congress answering his call?
Senators introduce bill that would allow service members to sue for medical malpractice
On Tuesday Sens. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) introduced bipartisan legislation that would allow service members to sue the government for military medical malpractice.
The Army allegedly missed this soldier’s cancer diagnosis for 2 years. The VA found it within days
A former infantry soldier is mounting a medical malpractice lawsuit against the Army alleging that military doctors mistook his testicular cancer for a hernia for roughly two years.
Court rejects appeal of $100 million wrongful death suit brought by family of Marine recruit called a ‘terrorist’ and hazed by drill instructor
Raheel Siddiqui's family brought the claim after investigators found evidence of hazing by Siddiqui's drill instructor prior to the 20-year-old recruit's death at the training base at Parris Island, South Carolina, in 2016.
Green Beret with terminal cancer meets Trump to rally support for military medical malpractice reform
The brief talk with President Donald Trump is the most recent victory for Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal as he fights to overturn a decades-old legal rule that bars service members and their families from suing the government for military medical malpractice.
The push to finally allow troops to sue the military over medical malpractice just got a major boost in Congress
A senator has taken up the cause to negate a controversial court ruling that bars service members from suing the federal government in cases of medical malpractice by military doctors
The Army ignored her warnings about a dangerous colleague. Then he set her on fire
Katie Blanchard told her commanders that her colleague was dangerous, but her warnings were ignored. Three years after she was nearly killed, she's fighting to hold the Army accountable.
Supreme Court refuses to hear yet another challenge to the controversial Feres Doctrine on military medical malpractice
The Supreme Court on Monday denied a petition to hear a wrongful death case involving the controversial Feres Doctrine; a major blow to advocates seeking to undo the 69-year-old legal rule.
Watch a Green Beret testify on how the military botched his cancer diagnosis
An Army Green Beret discusses how military care providers failed to diagnosis his lung cancer, and the Supreme Court precedent that bars him from suing.
A new bill in Congress could finally allow troops to sue the military in cases of medical malpractice
The legislation would allow service members and their families to sue the government when a member of the military is a victim of military medical malpractice.
‘My trust is completely broken’ — Victims of military medical malpractice testify before Congress on the Feres Doctrine
Members of Congress on Tuesday heard directly from victims of military medical malpractice who are barred from suing the government due to a decades-old Supreme Court precedent known as the Feres Doctrine.
A 69-year-old policy keeps troops from suing the US for medical malpractice. It’s closer to being overturned than ever before
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to hear a petition from a family prohibited from suing for medical malpractice, barred by a 69-year-old legal ruling known as Feres that precludes troops from suing the federal government for injuries deemed incidental to military service
The Army allegedly missed this soldier’s stomach cancer for 4 years. His widow wants someone to answer for it
Following the death of Sgt. Jeremy Seals, his widow is bringing a medical malpractice case against the military, but due to a decades-old legal rule, it will be an uphill battle.
Petition Calling Congress To Change The Feres Doctrine Reaches 17,000 Signatures
An online petition calling on Congress to change the Feres Doctrine, a 68-year-old legal rule that bars service members and...