Posts by Gloria Cannon

Our Firm Has Extensive Experience with Professional Liability

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Bruce Klores is the only attorney in Washington DC recognized by SuperLawyers in the field of Professional Liability due to his experience representing clients in medical, legal, and other professional settings. Having an experienced lawyer advocate for you gives you the best chance of obtaining compensation. After a month-long trial, Mr. Klores obtained a jury…

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Military Family Settles Medical Malpractice Birth Injury Lawsuit

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In a case coming out of Georgia, military member, Sherecia Willis’s infant  suffered a birth injury at Trinity Hospital in Georgia. Willis, an active-duty army member was ready to deliver her full-term baby at Trinity Hospital, a hospital that contracted with Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center for delivery services.  According to the Augusta Chronicle, more…

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Active Duty Military Members Can Now File Military Malpractice Claims

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The National Defense Authorization Act passed this year with a provision that allows active-duty members to claim damages for military medical malpractice, a right that military retirees and dependents have long enjoyed. This change to the 70-year-old Feres doctrine comes in part thanks to efforts from Richard Stayskal, an active duty service member whose progressive…

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Active Duty Military Members Can Now File Malpractice Claims under the Military Claims Act

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A 70-year-old U.S. Supreme Court decision known as the “Feres “doctrine prevented active duty service members from suing the U.S. government for medical malpractice. However, the National Defense Authorization Act, which was signed into law earlier this year, contains a provision that now allows soldiers to bring claims for  medical malpractice occurring at military facilities under…

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