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Bill Hopes to Hold Military Medical Personnel Accountable

A military officer’s skin cancer was overlooked and later misdiagnosed as a wart by two different military doctors. When seeking out a third opinion after his tour was over, he learned he had stage three skin cancer and died 18 months later. The medical misdiagnosis led to legislation introduced in the House. The legislation allows military personnel to sue the government for medical malpractice.

Read more about the medical malpractice legislation here.