VA Medical Malpractice

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Veterans deserve to have their rights protected as fiercely as they have defended our freedom, especially when it comes to medical treatment. Unfortunately, due to the number of veterans needing treatment, veteran hospitals often lack the requirements, amenities, and manpower to address the needs of all their patients.

If you or a loved one has been seriously hurt as a result of negligence or improper care while under the care of a veteran medical facility or personnel, it is crucial that you seek help from Adams, Jordan & Herrington, P.C. right away. Unlike ordinary medical malpractice claims, VA medical malpractice is more complex.

It can be a lengthy and difficult legal process that will require the representation of an experienced Veteran Affairs medical malpractice attorney. Fortunately, our firm has all the requirements you need to face this case with confidence.

Contact us online or call 478-743-2159 to speak to one of our experienced and compassionate attorneys about your VA malpractice case.

Can You Sue the VA for Medical Malpractice?

You may be able to sue the VA if you or a family member have suffered serious injuries due to being a victim of medical malpractice due to the negligence of a federal employee. You would bring the claim against the Department of Veterans Affairs. If the negligent health care provider in your case committed malpractice at a VA hospital, the case may be governed by the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA).

Can I File a VA Medical Malpractice Claim?

The Federal Torts Claims Act (FTCA) allows you to file a lawsuit against any Veteran Affairs employee whose negligence caused your injury, whereas Section 1151 is limited to filing lawsuits against individuals involved in injuries caused by employees in the:

What Is the VA Medical Malpractice Claim Process?

If you believe that you have grounds to pursue a medical malpractice claim against the VA employee who caused your injury, you will need to follow the below steps. Because this process can be complicated, it’s important to have an experience personal injury lawyer on your side to guide you during the claims process.

Claim Process:

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What Supporting Documentation Will I Need?

You may be required to submit the following documentation along with your claim:

Seek professional legal help to ensure that you request the appropriate amount of compensation and provide all necessary documentation.

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Adams, Jordan & Herrington, P.C. has a proven track record of success in settlement and verdicts. We have recovered millions of dollars for past clients in legal battles of varying magnitude. We are ready to put our extensive trial and complex litigation experience on behalf of our respected veterans.

What Are Common Injuries from Veteran Affairs Medical Malpractice?

There are many causes of veteran medical malpractice. Whether the VA doctor poorly diagnosed a patient, an error has occurred during surgery, or the medical treatment has been mismanaged, the consequences are usually devastating.

Some of the most common injuries veterans usually sustain from medical malpractice include:

You should also keep an eye on the overall behavior of the staff and the general condition of the facility. Does there appear to be sufficient staff for the number of residents living in the facility? Is there at least one physician onsite who is easy to gain access to and who is communicative? Does the facility appear clean and sanitized? Has your loved one communicated any dissatisfaction with the home or their treatment/care? These and other questions can allow you to determine whether your loved one is receiving adequate and proper care or if he or she may be the victim of abuse or neglect.