Government To Pay $7 Million To Resolve Leavenworth Sexual Abuse Cases

Government To Pay $7 Million To Resolve Leavenworth Sexual Abuse Cases

The federal government has agreed to pay nearly $7 million to settle eight cases stemming from the sexual abuse of veterans by a former physician assistant at the VA Hospital in Leavenworth, Kansas.

The settlement comes after three veterans took their cases to trial last year, resulting in hefty damage awards against the government.

Altogether, the government will have paid out nearly $17 million in claims over the scandal.


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This post originally appeared here: https://www.kcur.org/news/2021-07-06/government-to-pay-nearly-7-million-to-resolve-sexual-abuse-cases-at-leavenworth-va

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