Burton v. U.S.A.

Plaintiff's Trial Brief on Choice of Law

This pleading persuaded a federal judge in the District of Columbia to apply Maryland law to loss of consortium damages in a Federal Tort Claims Act case that arose from negligent medical treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in the District of Columbia. The pleading outlines choice of law principles that argued for application of Maryland law, where the decedent and his wife were domiciled, and it explains the multiple-step choice of law analysis required by the FTCA.

Please see full brief below for more information.

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Published In: Civil Remedies Updates, Conflict of Laws Updates, Personal Injury Updates, Professional Malpractice Updates

Reference Info:Legal Memoranda: Trial Motions | Federal, D.C. Circuit, D.C. | United States

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