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Posted 4 years ago in Jury Awards Medical Malpractice by Sylvia Hsieh  
Veteran Awarded Millions When VA Gives Wrong PTSD Meds

A Marine sergeant who developed post-traumatic stress disorder after some harrowing experiences in Iraq won $3.7 million in his lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for not treating his illness properly and giving him the wrong medications. While conducting door-to-door sweeps of houses in Baghdad, Marine sergeant Stanley Laskowski pushed open the door of an apartment discovering a dying child, covered in blood. He had shot open the lock on the outside of the door, and thought that …

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