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Military Have No Medical Malpractice Option

A woman died after giving birth to her first born on a military base. Her parents thought they may have a medical malpractice case because during surgery a uterine artery was cut causing massive internal bleeding and two surgical sponges were left in her abdomen afterwards. Unfortunately for the family, a legal precedent prohibits medical malpractice lawsuits when military service members are killed or injured by negligence, according to the article. The parents say the hospital claimed their daughter bled to death.

Read more about the military medical malpractice precedent here.