Doctors work to save part of Arlingto...

Doctors work to save part of Arlington airman's leg

There are 1 comment on the Star-telegram.com story from Jul 23, 2009, titled Doctors work to save part of Arlington airman's leg. In it, Star-telegram.com reports that:

By ELIZABETH ZAVALA Surgeons in California worked Thursday to save what was left of the right leg of an Arlington airman who lost parts of both legs after a botched gallbladder surgery.Airman 1st Class Colton Read, 20, remains in serious condition at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

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Since: Dec 08

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#1 Jul 28, 2009
My son Michael Fremer was killed at Fort Polk, La on 2/13/08 because of Army Negligence during a training exercise. The Army can not be held accountable because of the Feres Doctrine. This law needs to be changed. Why is the Army exempt from being held accountable for Negligence? Our young men and woman are risking their lives. This is how our country treats the soldiers and the families? How many others die because of poor training? It seems the Army keeps this quiet.

There are other cases that involve the feres Doctrine. For example Medical Malpractice in the army. Also Marines being exposed to Toxic chemicals on US Bases. The Military is exempt from being held accountable on all of these matters. The Feres Doctrine needs to be overturned.

This is a petition to overturn the Feres doctrine:

http://www.petitiononline.com/mod_perl/signed...

Colton Read is the latest victom of poor medical care in the Military. This is the same Military hospital that Killed Dean Witt. This occurred at the David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base.

The family can not take action because of the Feres doctrine. It is time for congress to act.

A story on Colton Read:

http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2009/07/air...

http://www.coltonread.com/

http://www.fox40.com/news/headlines/ktxl-news...

This is about Dean witt:

http://www.mydeathspace.com/article/2007/12/1... (25)_died_because_of_military_ medical_malpractice_after_unde rgoing_an_appendectomy

This is about Carmelo Rodriguez:

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/01/31/eve...

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