A REFRESHER ON THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT:
HOW TO SUE THE UNITED STATES
The Federal Tort Claims Act was enacted by Congress in 1946 in recognition of the inequities caused by the failure to permit tort suits against the United States Government. Prior to the enactment of the FTCA, private bills requiring Congressional consideration each session was the only avenue for civil recovery against the government. When the United States Government is now sued in tort, the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. § 346(b), 2671 - 2680, comes … Continue Reading ››
123 F.3d 1353
38 Fed.R.Serv.3d 1494, 11 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. C 609
Bhupendra CHUDASAMA; Gunvanti B. Chudasama, Plaintiffs-Appellees,
MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION; Mazda Motor of America, Inc.,
Nos. 95-8896, 95-8921.
United States Court of Appeals,
Sept. 15, 1997.
Charles M. Shaffer, Jr., Michael M. Raeber, King & Spalding, Atlanta, GA, Jerry A. Buchanan, Buchanan & Land, Columbus, GA, Richard H. Willis, Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, Atlanta, GA, Thomas Field, Stroock, Stroock, & Lavan, New York City, for … Continue Reading ››
Rule 5.1. Constitutional Challenge to a Statute
(1) file a notice of constitutional question stating the question and identifying the paper that raises it, if:
(A) a federal statute is questioned and the parties do not include the United States, one of its agencies, or one of its officers or employees in an … Continue Reading ››