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SidDithers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-20-09 01:32 PM
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3. Because people never sue the government?...
Regardless, I think the a suit against the surgeon and hospital would be expected in both "government run" health care, and whatever crazy system you're in right now.

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  -Airman Loses Legs in Botched Gallbladder Surgery, Future of Career Uncertain WriteDown  Jul-20-09 01:22 PM   #0 
  - How is suing effective in eliminating mistakes?  imdjh   Jul-20-09 01:26 PM   #1 
  - No argument from me...  WriteDown   Jul-20-09 01:29 PM   #2 
  - Because people never sue the government?...  SidDithers   Jul-20-09 01:32 PM   #3 
  - Suits are not allowed for military servicemen ...  Alhena   Jul-20-09 01:36 PM   #4 
  - The rational is that CONGRESS has set up another way to Compensate him  happyslug   Jul-20-09 02:16 PM   #11 
     - So he'll get what 3k a month for the rest of his life. I'm guessing he'd rather have his legs.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jul-20-09 09:46 PM   #26 
        - Yes, But the issue is why he can NOT sue the Military Doctor  happyslug   Jul-20-09 10:52 PM   #27 
  - Re: things that happen in texas  mallard   Jul-20-09 11:38 PM   #31 
     - He lost his legs becasue of blood loss due to the accidental severing of the aortal artery.  tblue37   Jul-21-09 02:14 AM   #32 
  - Why do you say that the doctors can't be sued?  karynnj   Jul-20-09 01:43 PM   #5 
  - What a stupid comment, we have "government run healthcare" in France  tocqueville   Jul-20-09 01:48 PM   #6 
  - I think the poster is using the argument that military personnel  crim son   Jul-20-09 11:01 PM   #28 
  - you may wish to note that this isn't France n/t  Psephos   Jul-20-09 11:01 PM   #29 
     - I am aware of that  tocqueville   Jul-21-09 09:09 AM   #37 
  - like mistakes don't happen  DesertFlower   Jul-20-09 01:53 PM   #7 
  - Nobody is talking about "government run" healthcare  dflprincess   Jul-20-09 01:59 PM   #8 
  - From this article, looks like you can  WriteDown   Jul-20-09 02:04 PM   #9 
  - a completely private healthcare system  tocqueville   Jul-20-09 02:17 PM   #12 
  - If you are a soldier.. you CANT sue  lies and propaganda   Jul-20-09 02:06 PM   #10 
  - My dad went to doctors at the USAF Academy when he got what  kestrel91316   Jul-20-09 02:28 PM   #18 
  - even in the best hospitals you gotta keep on everyone's tails - sad but true  tomm2thumbs   Jul-20-09 02:57 PM   #22 
     - Well, in 1979 I was in vet school and living over two hours away,  kestrel91316   Jul-20-09 04:18 PM   #24 
  - 1151  lonestarnot   Jul-21-09 09:38 AM   #38 
  - Mitch McConnell approves  Dappleganger   Jul-20-09 02:19 PM   #13 
  - I'm having trouble figuring out how a gall bladder surgery could damage  kestrel91316   Jul-20-09 02:20 PM   #14 
  - Damage to the aorta's pretty catastrophic  Posteritatis   Jul-21-09 02:21 AM   #34 
  - What does this have to do with public health insurance?  kpominville   Jul-20-09 02:25 PM   #15 
  - The Airmen can not sue the doctor for the simple reason he will NOT get a medical Pension  happyslug   Jul-20-09 02:27 PM   #16 
  - Insert reply bemoaning inability to recommend comments here (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-21-09 02:53 AM   #35 
  - One more argument for public option. n/t  Fire1   Jul-20-09 02:28 PM   #17 
  - Forget that fear. People on MEDICARE can sue. And Medicare's a govt. program.  pnwmom   Jul-20-09 02:43 PM   #19 
  - where to start ..........  dothemath   Jul-20-09 02:52 PM   #20 
  - Isn't this what McCain called the best health care in the world? ?!  tomm2thumbs   Jul-20-09 02:56 PM   #21 
  - "This is my biggest fear in any government run healthcare. You cannot sue..."  depakid   Jul-20-09 03:12 PM   #23 
  - This is a problem with Military doctors  MadMaddie   Jul-20-09 07:59 PM   #25 
  - Socialized medicine! Socialized medicine! Fear! Fear!  mike_c   Jul-20-09 11:13 PM   #30 
  - I could quite easily sue for a botched operation despite living under ebil govt-funded healthcare nt  Posteritatis   Jul-21-09 02:20 AM   #33 
  - Sad story---really stupid conclusion though!  POAS   Jul-21-09 04:32 AM   #36 
 

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