The VCS lawsuit was cited in a May 28, 2014 RT news article, “Veterangate: VA ‘cooked the books’ for over six years“:
In 2007, the veterans groups, led by Veterans for Common Sense, sued the VA and several top-ranking officials, claiming the agency “is failing to provide adequate and timely benefits and medical care,” the group said on its website.
“There’s a crushing caseload that the VA can’t keep up with,” Gordon Erspamer, a lawyer who represented the plaintiffs pro bono, told the San Francisco Daily Journal at the time. “You could easily wait 15 years before you get any treatment.”
A federal appeals judge later ruled against the class-action lawsuit.
Read the full article here.