TONIGHT AT 6PM CST we wit down with the family of Scott Hoffman. In 1981 Scott joined the Navy and served 4 years. At the age of 22 he cut his finger and a tendon and needed stitched up, so he went to the VA for a simple fix.
The VA put him under to conduct this procedure and the anesthesiologist made a grave mistake and permanently handicapped Scott for life. In 1984 Scott was awarded 4.3 million dollars for the Medical error and Negligence in which he netted 3.1 million dollars.
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This money has paid for the around the clock care for Scott for 40 years, however he has essentially outlived his settlement and has been left with zero income.