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Should Veterans Have the Right to Sue for Negligence in Military Hospitals?

Since 1950, U.S. veterans have been unable to make claims for medical malpractice committed in military hospitals. This seemingly unfair rule was decided in a U.S. Supreme Court case referred to by the Plaintiff’s name,...more

Filing a Claim Under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)

A claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act should: 1) be in writing; 2) state the name and address of the claimant; 3) state the name and address of the offending government agency; 4) state the basis of the claim being...more

HYBRID ACTIONS UNDER THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT (FTCA)

It is common in Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) practice to encounter cases whose facts require expanding the claim beyond the confines of the FTCA. Combining a FTCA action with other federal and state actions can immensely...more

Hybrid Actions Under the Federal Tort Claims Act FTCA

It is common in Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) practice to encounter cases whose facts require expanding the claim beyond the confines of the FTCA. Combining a FTCA action with other federal and state actions can immensely...more

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