$25 million lawsuit against Buffalo VA dismissed | wivb.com

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A $25 million medical malpractice lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Buffalo has been dismissed in U.S. District court.Following a 17-day civil trial, senior U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny exonerated the Buffalo VA Thursday, ruling that the two plaintiffs had failed to prove their malpractice claims.Plaintiffs Edward and Roxanne Blake sought damages from the VA claiming that the VA had failed to diagnose and treat cauda equina syndrome in a timely manner, claiming that VA physicians had failed to diagnose Blake with the disorder when he visited June 29 and 30, 2006.

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