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Relief for VA medical errors - filing an FTCA claim

If you or a loved one has been injured due to a mistake at a VA hospital or medical facility, you may be under the impression that you can't sue the federal government for what you have endured. But that simply isn't the case. very frustrated. It is true, though, that specific steps must be taken to bring a medical malpractice claim against the Veterans Administration.

What is a federal tort claim? How does it relate to VA medical malpractice?

Lawsuits against the federal government are handled differently than civil personal injury claims. The process of suing the federal government is governed by the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), which involves complex requirements that do not apply to other personal injury lawsuits.

Steps for a Military Medical Malpractice Claim

If you or a loved one has been injured due to negligence at a VA medical facility or military installation, the way to obtain full and fair compensation for the injury is different than a civilian personal injury or medical malpractice claim.

Injured Due to Military Medical Negligence? Learn More about the Federal Tort Claims Act.

Military members and their families are entitled to competent and appropriate medical care. If you or a loved one has suffered due to medical malpractice in a military or VA medical facility, it is important that you understand the correct procedure for seeking compensation.