Is the kyphosis related to the accident (possible) or does your son suffer from some other disease (also possible) and the accident is merely coincidental? If his doctors can confirm the cause of his ailments, a personal injury attorney may be able to recommend his to someone for help.
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He is barred from suing the military based on the Feres Doctrine.
He needs to be talking to a Patient Advocate at the hospital, filing an IG complaint, and communicating with his Congressional delegation.
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Your son cannot sue--he is forever barred from bringing a patient care suit as Attorney Cave explained, he can demand proper care--his should involve his chain of command immediately, hospital patient affairs (or similarly named office at the hospital designed to act on patient complaints--could be called the Hospital Ombudsman's office). In my experience, his Battalion CO can shake up events at the hospital when one of his/her soldiers isn't being properly taken care of--that is frequently the best and fastest option for immediate relief.
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