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VA Hospital in Florida Leaves Veteran’s Body in Shower Room for Over 9 Hours

VA Hospital in Florida Leaves Veteran's Body in Shower Room for Over 9 Hours

According to multiple news reports, staff members at the Bay Pines VA Healthcare facility, in Seminole, FL, left the body of a deceased veteran lying in a shower for almost 10 hours. The unidentified veteran died in the Florida VA medical facility in February, after being under

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Vietnam Veteran Dies at VA Facility with Maggots in His Wound

Vietnam Veteran Dies at VA Facility with Maggots in His Wound

Four employees at the Talihina Veterans Center, in Talihina, OK, have resigned after a patient at the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs facility died while under their medical care. Vietnam Veteran, Owen Reese Peterson, 73, sought treatment at the facility for an infection. Three weeks later, he

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Wisconsin VA Facility Sued for Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death

Wisconsin VA Facility Sued for Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death

On August 29, 2016, the wife and daughter of a Marine who died in a Tomah, Wisconsin VA healthcare facility as the result of a toxic cocktail consisting of more than a dozen drugs filed a medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit against the U.S. government. The

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Veteran’s widow sues, claims VA failed to diagnose late husband’s lung cancer in timely manner

Veteran's widow sues, claims VA failed to diagnose late husband's lung cancer in timely manner

Veteran’s widow sues, claims VA failed to diagnose late husband’s lung cancer in timely manner The widow of a Thompsonville, IL veteran has filed a lawsuit against the Veterans Administration (VA). The widow, representing herself, alleges that the Marion VA Hospital, in Marion, IL, failed to diagnose

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Former VA nurse charged for participating in a surgical procedure while under the influence

Former VA nurse charged for participating in a surgical procedure while under the influence

Former VA nurse charged for participating in a surgical procedure while under the influence Published By: Times Leader Authored By: Joe Dolinsky SCRANTON — The U.S. Attorney’s Office has assumed the case against a former nurse accused of participating in an emergency surgical procedure while drunk. Federal

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Veterans’ Hospital in Cincinnati Faces Scrutiny After Report

Veterans' Hospital in Cincinnati Faces Scrutiny After Report

Veterans’ Hospital in Cincinnati Faces Scrutiny After Report Published By: Yahoo.com Authored By: Roberta Rampton Edited By: Bernard Orr WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican Senator Rob Portman on Wednesday asked an independent watchdog to look into “deeply disturbing” allegations of poor care and conflicts of interest at

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Five Years in Prison for Miami VA Nurse

Five Years in Prison for Miami VA Nurse

Five Years in Prison for Miami VA Nurse Published By: The Miami Herald Authored By: Daniel Chang A former nurse at the Miami VA Healthcare System was sentenced to five years in prison this month after he pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges of fraud and falsifying

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Sarasota Office:

2 North Tamiami Trail, 5th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236

Toll Free: (866) 802-8182
Local: (941) 951-1800
Fax: (941) 366-1603

Hours:

Monday – Friday
8:30 AM – 5:15 PM

Saturday & Sunday Closed

Tallahassee Office:

2155 Delta Blvd, Suite 210-B
Tallahassee, Florida 32303

Toll Free: (877) 521-0890
Local: (850) 521-0890
Fax: (850) 521-0891

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Bradenton Office:

2401 Manatee Ave W.
Bradenton, FL 34205

Toll Free: (866) 802-8182
Local: (941) 748-8778
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122 Nesbit Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950

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Local: (941) 655-6910
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Saturday & Sunday Closed