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Veterans Affected by VA Hospital Errors to File Claims


Some now have HIV, hepatitis after being exposed to infectious body fluids

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - An attorney is preparing to ask the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to pay disability benefits and damages for hospital mistakes that may have exposed veterans to infectious body fluids - a complaint that he said could ultimately multiply into many more such demands. The attorney, Mike Sheppard of Nashville, said he is preparing to file claims with the VA for about 60 veterans, including three women.
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