Legal Question in Military Law in Washington

I joined the U.S. Navy in 1980 and retired, honorably, in 1998. I recently found out (12/2012) that I have only one kidney (disqualifying for entry into Military service). Should I seek any recourse or compensation for this? How should I do it?

Asked on 5/13/13, 8:18 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Christopher Steuart IT Forensics, Inc.

Unless you suffered a service related injury/disability somehow related to the kidney issue, I do not know of anything you can get. You did not lose a kidney as a result of your service. I assume that the lack of a kidney has not kept you from engaging in any specific activity.

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Answered on 6/05/13, 3:22 pm


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