CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The family of 81-year-old Air Force veteran George Shaw, whose death while at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg was ruled a homicide in August, has filed a notice of claim regarding his death.
The claim document states that Shaw was given an injection of insulin that was not necessary and was not ordered for him, causing him to develop severe hypoglycemia, which caused his death.
After a 28-year military career in the U.S. Air Force, Shaw retired before becoming an employee at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center for eight years. Shaw was admitted to the VA Medical Center on March 22, 2018, according to the claim. The claim states Shaw was examined and subsequently admitted. His health improved over the next couple of days, according to the claim.
The claim then states that on March 26, 2018,