Monday, June 20, 2011

Is the Feres Doctrine fair?

The legal precedent that protects the U.S. military from medical malpractice suits is challenged

ByTravis J. Tritten
Stars and Stripes
Published: June 19, 2011
Medical staff at Travis Air Force Base in California committed mistake after mistake following Witt’s 2003 surgery — including pushing a breathing tube into his stomach and using resuscitation equipment designed for children — that left the blond-haired, blue-eyed airman in a persistent vegetative state until he was finally removed from life support three months later by his family.
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