Bay Pines VA Health System faces scrutiny after lawsuit. VA cop says that he was harassed to the point of resigning after he refused to spy on fellow department employees who were suing the VA


From Tampa Tribune, by Howard Altman, Aug 2015

Lawyer: Bay Pines VA Health System faces scrutiny after lawsuit

The senior investigative counsel for a congressional oversight subcommittee is looking into whether there are systemic problems at Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Health System, according to an attorney representing clients alleging harassment and a possible coverup of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak.

Harold Rees, senior investigative counsel for the House Veterans Affairs’ Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, reached out to attorney Lee Blais after one of his clients, Keith Hansford, emailed a link to a Tampa Tribune story to the committee, Hansford said.

The story covered allegations made by Hansford…

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