HYBRID ACTIONS UNDER THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT (FTCA)

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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 complicate the claim. Depending upon the circumstances, combining the FTCA with other causes of action can tremendously strengthen or fatally weaken the claim. Recognition of such hybrid claims is a crucial skill required of attorneys practicing under the FTCA.

This paper is the first in a series on hybrid FTCA actions. In the series we will explore the types of hybrid FTCA actions and identify practical strategies to deal with the complexities inherent in hybrid actions.

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

Archuleta, Alsaffar & Higginbotham

Austin, Texas

Email: marchuleta@govtclaim.com

Website: http://www.govtclaim.com

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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.

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