Suit over sex abuse at Kansas VA hospital goes to trial
July 8, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A lawsuit against a Veterans Affairs hospital in Kansas where a former physician assistant molested countless patients involves "the largest sexual abuse scandal in the history of the VA," a lawyer for one of the victims told a federal judge Tuesday.
"Countless veterans have never gotten their day in court, have never gotten justice," attorney Daniel A. Thomas said in opening statements. "And more importantly, not a single person from the VA has ever been held accountable."
The lawsuit being tried via Zoom video conference before U.S. District Judge Daniel D. Crab...