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

more+
less-

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 made in sufficient detail so that the agency may investigate the claim;

5) state a sum certain amount of damages in dollars and cents;

6) be signed and dated by the claimant or someone legally authorized to act on behalf of the claimant with proof of authorization attached to the claim; and

7) be presented to the offending U.S. government agency (i.e. received by the agency) within two years of the date that the claim accrues

Michael Archuleta, J.D., M.D., M.B.A.

Archuleta, Alsaffar & Higginbotham

Email: marchuleta@govtclaim.com

Website: http://www.govtclaim.com

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.


DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Michael Archuleta, Archuleta & Associates | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

more+
less-

Archuleta & Associates on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.
×
Loading...
×
×