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U.S. Attorney statement on joint dismissal of Springfield Veterans Affairs case

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that a joint stipulation of dismissal has been reached with Springfield, Oregon veteran Michael Williamson.
Williamson is a U.S. Air Force veteran with a 100-percent disability rating due to his diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The Veterans Administration has contracted for Williamson’s in-home care for 19 years. Unfortunately, late last year his contracted provider abruptly submitted a 90-day notice to discontinue his care, citing safety concerns.
After Williamson filed suit, the VA, in coordination with the . . .