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Are Military Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Allowed? Yes, Under New Law

December 20, 2019   |  
Military medical malpractice lawsuits can be expected following passage of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. Under provisions of the new law, military service men and women will finally be allowed to hold the government accountable for injuries and illnesses suffered as a result of negligent medical care provided by...
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What is the Feres Doctrine? Can Active Duty Military Sue for Medical Malpractice?

May 6, 2019   |  
IMPORTANT UPDATE (DECEMBER 2019) With the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019, military servicemen and women can now file claims against the government for medical malpractice committed by military doctors. This law effectively overrules the Feres Doctrine (more information below), which previously barred legal action against the...
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