Veteran Affairs Medical Malpractice Settlements
Can I Sue the VA for Medical Malpractice?
The short answer is “yes.” However, it is not easy. And you
should speak with an experienced VA Medical Malpractice Attorney before
bring a claim on your own. Most Malpractice Claims are initiated using a Standard Form
95 Claim. If there is a valid basis for your claim, it can proceed under
the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), wherein the VA can be held liable
to the same extent as a private practitioner in the State in which the
Things get pretty complicated quickly when one attempts to apply Tennessee’s
laws for initiating malpractice lawsuits through a notice letter while,
at the same time, adhering to the requirements for initiating the claim
under FTCA. On top of this, the limitation periods for initiating lawsuits
differ between Tennessee State law and the limitation provisions applicable
to suits against the VA.
Consulting an experienced VA malpractice attorney is essential in order
to navigate these hurdles.
Contact our firm now for assistance with your VA medical malpractice claims.
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There is no excuse for providing substandard care to our nation’s
veterans and soldiers. Many Veterans experience excellent care from VA
hospitals and clinics. However, for reasons too various and numerous to
mention, some Veterans are unnecessarily harmed by poor communication,
unqualified providers, unreasonable delays, and other inexcusable problems.
To speak to an experienced VA medical malpractice lawyer, call one of our
attorneys for a