Amputee’s Retrieved Leg Plays Key Part in VA Malpractice Suit

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Since its recovery in July 2016 from a local nonprofit that used it to train rescue dogs, Kuncl’s amputated limb has become a key piece of evidence in a federal legal dispute. Its very existence may help Kuncl prove his case that negligent medical treatment at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Puget Sound Health Care System ultimately caused him to lose his leg, according to court records filed last week.