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Woman Settles Medical Malpractice Suit with Illinois VA Hospital

The widow of man who died shortly after undergoing gallbladder surgery at an Illinois VA Hospital has settled her lawsuit against the U.S. Government. A statement released by the widow’s attorney alleges a mixture of medical negligence and a failure to adequately perform a background check as the factors which caused the veteran’s death. This same Illinois VA Hospital has been the subject of many recent medical malpractice lawsuits and internal governmental investigation after 9 veterans were killed and 34 more were seriously injured over a two year span. To read more about this VA medical malpractice story, click here.