Veterans Malpractice Payouts Reach 12-Year High on Taxpayer Tab

Veterans Malpractice Payouts Reach 12-Year High on Taxpayer Tab

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Iraq war veteran SGT Luis Rosa-Valentin, who lost both of his legs, left arm and hearing while serving in Iraq shows the tattoo he got in memory of a friend killed in Iraq, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, in this July 30, 2008 file photo.