Carmelo Rodriguez Story

Number 24112
Subject Military
Source CBS News
State NY
Year 2008
Publication Date 01/31/2008; 05/19/2008
Summary Carmelo Rodriguez was a marine who said his skin cancer was misdiagnosed while he was serving in Iraq. The Carmelo Rodriguez story raises disturbing questions about the care that military doctors give to servicemen and women, and it presses the issue of whether soldiers should be able to sue the federal government for medical malpractice, which is not currently allowed.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 11
Keywords Carmelo Rodriguez; health care; veterans; military; Iraq; misdiagnosis; malpractice;
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