Military Medical Malpractice – If you believe you were a victim of military medical malpractice while on Active-Duty, you can now file a claim with the federal government! If you or someone you know believes they are a victim of military medical malpractice, we can help.

We Fight For Our Military Like They Fight For us

If you believe you were a victim of military medical malpractice while on Active-Duty after 2017, you can now file a claim with the federal government! If you or someone you know believes they are a victim of military medical malpractice.

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Fighting For Change!

Watch how Attorney Natalie Khawam fought for a decorated Green Beret

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We are Khawam Ripka, LLP.

We specialize in getting fair treatment and just compensation for victims of military medical malpractice

If you are currently a veteran or retired military, but were on Active-Duty when you believe you were the victim of military medical malpractice, you can still file a claim! As long as the malpractice occurred after 2017.

Serving for our country:

In 2004, Sergeant Stayskal was wounded by a sniper while serving in Iraq. After his recovery, he decided to continue serving his country by joining the U.S. Army as a Green Beret.

During training, he experienced respiratory issues and had trouble breathing. Doctors at Womack Army Medical Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina, believed it was due to the Iraq injury. However, there was a serious misdiagnosis. Sergeant Stayskal actually had lung cancer.

Sergeant Stayskal tried to find a lawyer to represent him. Only one lawyer agreed to take on the case: Natalie Khawam, one of our attorneys.

Along with Sergeant Stayskal, Natalie successfully fought for our military in Washington, D.C.

They partially overturned a key part of the draconian Feres
Doctrine. This means that active-duty and retired military can now sue the federal government for malpractice that took place at the hands of military doctors.

The portion of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act that challenged The Feres Doctrine is named after Sergeant Stayskal.
We represented Sergeant First Class Richard Stayskal, who served in the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines.
Tampa attorney Natalie Khawam represents Green Beret Richard Stayskal of North Carolina in his claim against the government over a missed cancer diagnosis. The two worked to insert a provision allowing for the filing of claims by military personnel into the new defense budget
If you believe you’ve suffered medical malpractice at the hands of military doctors or medical staff, we encourage you to take these steps.

4 Simple Steps

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Contact us. All information is strictly confidential and we do not share your information with any third party.

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We will contact you to set up an initial consultation. There is no charge for this consultation.

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If we believe you have a case, we will ask to represent you. The decision to move forward is yours.

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If we represent you, we will work extremely hard on your behalf to get you the compensation you deserve. We only collect a fee if you win your case.

We listen to your case without obligation

If you or someone you love has been a victim of military medical malpractice, we would be honored to represent them and their family in their claim.

We Fight For The Best Possible Result – Justice!

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At Khawam Ripka, LLP, we are committed to helping active-duty and recent active duty military personnel get the compensation they deserve for military medical malpractice.

We listen to your case without obligation

If you or someone you love has been a victim of military medical malpractice, we would be honored to represent them and their family in their claim.

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