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MBK Law Helps Iraq Vet With PTSD Receive $3.1 Million From US Government

 

April 19, 2014 — Over a year after original verdict, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals has cleared the release of $3.1 million of the original award. Previously, following a week-long trial in United States District Court, Judge James Munley awarded Iraq veteran Stanley Laskowski an award of $3.7 million in his suit against the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Jack Dempsey and Dan Brier established that the VA failed to properly treat their client’s Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

News Coverage:

Scranton Times-Tribune: Vet with PTSD to receive $3.1 million from government (4/19/14)

Background:
National Catholic Reporter: A national precedent for a disgrace in treating our veterans with PTSD (1/23/2013)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pennsylvania veteran awarded $3.7 M in suit against VA (1/21/2013)

The Times Leader: Iraqi war vet awarded $3.7 million in PTSD case (1/16/2013)

Myers, Brier and Kelly LLP.

Partner Dan Brier concentrates his practice on the full range of complex civil and criminal cases relating to public corruption, professional liability, fraud, RICO, theft of trade secrets, health care, false claims, unfair and deceptive trade practices, criminal tax, financial crimes and class action litigation.  He has represented many physicians, lawyers and public officials (elected […]

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