A Guide to the Federal Torts Claims Act, Second Edition

    By Paul Figley

    A Guide to the Federal Torts Claims Act, Second Edition

    A Guide to the Federal Torts Claims Act, Second Edition

    By Paul Figley

    This practical guide provides a simplified, easy to read concise overview of the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) and its jurisprudence. It is useful to attorneys or law-trained readers who are new to the FTCA and its procedures or have had limited recent dealings with the statute. It also provides a ready reference for readers of all levels who are about to begin detailed research on particular FTCA issues.
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    This practical guide provides a simplified, easy to read concise overview of the FederalTort Claims Act (FTCA) and its jurisprudence. It is useful to attorneys or law-trained readers who are new to the FTCA and its procedures or have had limited recent dealings with the statute. It also provides a ready reference for readers of all levels who are about to begin detailed research on particular FTCA issues.

    The guide addresses the FTCA’s waiver of sovereign immunity, its purpose, scope, exclusions, exceptions, and the procedures for presenting administrative tort claims5 and fi ling suit. It discusses the protections the FTCA may provide to federal employees sued in tort. It explains the FTCA’s rules for damages and for financial matters, including attorneys’ fees, costs, and interest. Finally, it examines the FTCA settlement process and recommends approaches to settlement negotiations.

    Product Details

    Sponsor Groups

    Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice

    Publisher

    ABA Book Publishing

    Author

    Paul Figley

    ISBN

    9781641052917

    ISSN

    9781641052917

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    0

    Page Count

    152

    Product Code

    5010092

    Trim Size

    6x9

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