At the Center of National Controversy Over Operation of VA, Ben Dusing Defends Former Cincinnati VA Administrator

Ben Dusing, a Partner at the law firm of Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing, is defending Dr. Barbara Temeck, former acting chief of staff of the Cincinnati VA Medical Center.  Dr. Temeck, a Veterans Affairs surgeon and administrator of more than three decades, stands accused of improperly writing prescriptions for the spouse of a co-worker.  These and other allegations are representative of a years-long struggle over the troubled Cincinnati VA, which cares for 43,000 veterans in the region.  The firm's vigorous defense of Dr. Temeck has drawn national attention, and in a recent press conference Ben Dusing said the identified prescriptions were "medically appropriate" and plans to defend on that basis.  Read the latest here.

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