WASHINGTON — The Defense Department released guidelines Thursday on how troops can now sue the military for medical malpractice, which they had been barred from doing for more than 70 years.
The Pentagon will begin paying service members or their estates next month for substantiated claims of less than $100,000 that were filed within two years of a medical malpractice incident, according to the information published in the Federal Register.
WASHINGTON – Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) companies at all Department of the Navy (DoN) installations have fully implemented all 18 rights contained in the Tenant Bill of Rights as of June 1.
“The team did tremendous work with our privatized housing operators to arrive at full implementation of the Tenant Bill of Rights across the Department of the Navy’s installations,” said Todd Schafer, the acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN) for Energy, Installations and Environment (EI&E).
“Ensuring the implementation of the tenants’ rights is an important step i