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VA Hospital Negligence Archives

Watchdog finds more unsafe practices at VA medical center

Over the past few years, the news media has come to understand that the federal government's Department of Veterans Affairs has more than its share of problems with patient care and safety. One of the VA's most problem-plagued hospitals can be found in Tomah, Wisconsin, where investigators uncovered evidence that doctors handed out opiates to patients like candy.

Understanding Your Legal Options After VA Medical Negligence

Medical malpractice takes many forms, and like other hospitals, VA medical centers are not immune to errors that harm patients. In fact, we've discussed multiple kinds of VA medical malpractice in recent months:

Are double-booked surgeons higher risks of medical malpractice?

If you are scheduled for surgery at a Veterans Affairs hospital on your back, heart or brain, you are among the patients most likely to have a double-booked surgeon. What is that, you wonder. A doctor who bills twice?

Medical malpractice: VA staff left sponges inside patient

Virtually everyone agrees that America's veterans deserve the best medical care whether they are treated here in San Antonio or anywhere else around the nation. Unfortunately, Veterans Affairs does not always deliver even standard care.

Medical residents' days stretch from 16 hours to 24-hour shifts

This past weekend, 30,000 first-year medical residents began working in hospitals from San Antonio to San Francisco to New York and points in between. As the new doctors began their first rounds, new work rules went into effect that could add 8 hours or even more to their shifts.

House passes measure to cap medical malpractice compensation

As we have reported here in our San Antonio legal blog, and countless other have stated in blogs, articles, news reports and editorials across the nation, efforts to cap compensation in medical malpractice litigation hurts one group of people: those who have been harmed by medical malpractice.