Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Army settles malpractice claim for $2.15 million

An Army soldier who filed a lawsuit over the treatment of his wife’s cancer at a military hospital at Fort Campbell, Ky., has reached a settlement with the federal government for $2.15 million, The Associated Press reported.

A Nashville judge on Friday approved the settlement of the medical malpractice claim made by Staff Sgt. Adam Cloer on behalf of his wife Melodee Cloer, who died last year at age 53 after being diagnosed with rectal cancer. The settlement is subject to final approval by the U.S. Attorney General.

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