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Fed. Gov’t Beats $25M Med Mal Suit Over Late Diagnosis

Law360, Los Angeles (April 20, 2017, 10:35 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge has ruled in favor of a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health clinic in a medical negligence suit seeking $25 million, saying certain “red flag” symptoms for a rare spinal nerve condition were not present when the patient was treated.

Following a 17-day bench trial held in September and November, U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny determined that Dr. Nabil Jamal and a VA clinic operated by The Resource Center were not responsible for injuries sustained by Edward Blake due to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Blake et al v. United States of America

Case Number



New York Western

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Med. Malpractice


William M. Skretny

Date Filed

July 23, 2010

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