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It’s official: Here’s how troops can file military medical malpractice claims

June 19, 2021

From the Navy Times website

The details behind an historic law change allowing service members to file medical malpractice claims for damages against the Defense Department were laid out for the first time by the federal government on Thursday.

For military advocates, troops and families who have suffered injuries or death in the military medical system, Thursday’s guidance was a long time coming, but welcomed nonetheless.

Service members have had limited options for redressing such wrongs due to the Feres doctrine, which has banned service members from suing the military for decades.

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