Lawsuit: Medical Malpractice Led to Veteran’s Suicide

A medical malpractice and wrongful death suit filed in federal court last month claims that negligence by the staff at a Chicago VA hospital led to the suicide of an Iraq War veteran. The suit alleges that physicians at Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center knew or should have known that Sgt. Daniel...

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Salvadoran Refugee Mother Suffers Severe Injury from Electronic Monitor Placed on Her by Immigration Customs Enforcement

Maria Isabel Corpeno Argueta broke an ankle bone on Oct. 4 and needed emergency surgery because she was forced to wear an electronic monitor device, like thousands of undocumented refugees from Central America. The U.S. federal government, through Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), keeps tabs on refugees by using electronic monitoring devices. In recent months,...

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