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Veterans who claimed mistreatment by doctor at Togus can proceed with lawsuits, judge rules

The decision by U.S. District Judge Jon Levy reverses a ruling he made two years ago.

A lawsuit alleging mistreatment of veterans’ ankle and foot problems at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Togus can go forward, a federal judge ruled Friday. 

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Jon Levy will allow lawsuits for five of the six vets to move ahead after he had dismissed the cases two years ago, ruling that a statute of limitations had expired before the lawsuits had been filed.

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