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Protect Your Rights As An Injured Service Member

Last updated on September 21, 2020

American military service members face dangers every day, but medical malpractice should not be one of them.

This is where we come in. We are Arnold & Stafford, Attorneys at Law, a reputable and experienced military law firm. With more than 60 years of combined experience, our attorneys have assisted numerous servicemen and women of all military divisions in recovering compensation for damages resulting from medical negligence such as:

  • Surgical errors
  • Failure to diagnose
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Prescription errors
  • Birth injuries
  • Failure to prevent infections

Our attorneys have the utmost respect for our men and women in uniform. We have more than 40 years of military experience and notably, Gen. Jeffery Arnold is a retired two-star Major General. If you suffered an injury or illness due to the negligence of a military medical professional, we will proudly represent you and seek maximum compensation.

What Is The NDAA, And How Does It Affect Me?

Up until very recently, service members had no legal recourse if they suffered medical negligence while on active duty for nearly 70 years. For example, if a military surgeon deviated from the standard of care and made a surgical error, the wounded patient could not sue for compensation.

Fortunately, due to a provision in the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), this has changed. Under the NDAA, active servicemen and women have the right to sue military medical providers for permanent damages. Any claim must be filed within two years of the date of the injury.

Are you a nonactive military member? You may still have a case for medical malpractice through the Federal Tort Claims Act. Contact the experienced lawyers of Arnold & Stafford, Attorneys at Law, to learn about your rights.

Get Our Help To Protect Your Rights

When you work with Arnold & Stafford, Attorneys at Law, you will have a team of knowledgeable attorneys fighting for you. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation about your injury. We accept all cases on a contingency fee basis, so you will not pay any fees unless we recover compensation.

You can reach our Hinesville office at 912-289-0673 or our Richmond Hill office at 912-289-0673. You can also send us an email.