The government has settled three medical malpractice claims on behalf of its navy hospital totaling 2.77 million dollars. Four other medical malpractice claims are in talks to be mediated at a later date. The settlements stem from accusations of medical negligence in birth, failure to diagnose a disease, and an amputation after negligent care. According to the article, “the hospital has resolved more that two dozen negligence claims since 2001.”
Read more about the navy hospital settlements here.