Veteran Affairs Medical Malpractice Settlements

Can I Sue the VA for Medical Malpractice?

Yes, you can sue the VA for medical malpractice. 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.

However, it is not easy, and you should speak with an experienced VA medical malpractice attorney in Johnson City before attempting to bring a claim on your own. If you are suing the VA for medical malpractice, consulting an experienced VA medical malpractice lawyer is essential in order to navigate the hurdles.

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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.

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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.

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From this side of the experience, it’s easy to clearly see God’s Providential hand in that initial Google search for “Lawyer’s near me.” Needless to say, we are extremely satisfied with the representation and would not hesitate to recommend the Haynes Firm to anyone in need of legal services. Please accept our deepest gratitude and thanks.

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- Thom & Joan Sherwood

These gentlemen and their paralegal are very personable, and professional. They told me upfront what to expect and how things generally progressed. They took my case, and contacted me throughout the process; I was never left wondering. I prayed for peace of mind, and I got it with the Haynes Firm.”

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The experienced Johnson City VA medical malpractice lawyers at The Haynes Firm can help you clearly understand your legal options and rights. Our legal team is committed to providing compassionate, client-focused care, all while offering the aggressive advocacy you need. Our dedicated legal team is determined to help you get the settlement and compensation you deserve. We understand how to navigate this complex process and can represent you and guide you every step of the way.

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