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The expired doses were administered to at least 281 veterans, spouses, caregivers and employees
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This is an interesting case for two reasons. 1st, this is a Federal Circuit case—meaning it got appealed from the lower Veterans Court. The Federal Circuit is one rung below the Supreme Court and is probably the most knowledgeable of all the appellate courts when it comes to administrative law. 2nd, this case stands for the proposition that VA can make a determination that obesity can, in fact, be a disability. Obesity. A rated disability. That’s going to be very interesting…Best, Drew
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