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September 11, 2009

Lawsuit Filed by Veteran Treated at Miami-VA, Representation by Leesfied & Partners

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Full Article at: U.S. Army Veteran Files to Sue Miami VA Facility over HIV Contamination – Represented by Attorney Ira Leesfield from Leesfield & Partners

Veteran infected at Miami-VA “hires Ira Leesfield from Miami-based Leesfield & Partners personal injury law firm to represent him in a lawsuit against the Department of Veteran Affairs over HIV contamination contracted during a routine colonoscopy procedure”, seeking 20 million in damages.

A U.S. Army veteran “filed claim Form 95 (SF95) on July 20th to the Miami VA Health Care Systems Director at the Department of Medical Affairs Medical Center in Miami, Florida. The claim alleges the Miami Veterans Administration facility failed to properly clean and maintain its medical equipment, and failed to adopt and implement proper policies, protocols and procedures that would have prevented the infection.”

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