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November 26, 2009

Philadelphia-VA Claims at $58 Million with 31 Claims Filed

Full Article at: Claims against Phila. VA up to $58 million

By Josh Goldstein

“Injured veterans and their spouses have filed 31 claims against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for botched prostate cancer care at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, internal records show.

Twenty-seven men who received prostate brachytherapy at the Philadelphia VA and four veterans’ wives are seeking a total $58 million in damages for radiation errors at the hospital from 2002 to 2008, according to documents obtained by The Inquirer through a Freedom of Information Act request.”

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