The FTCA and the Military

A common question we receive: can members of the military sue under the Federal Tort Claims Act ("FTCA")? Unfortunately, active-duty service members generally cannot sue under the FTCA. But, in 2019, Congress took steps to provide some help the servicemembers and their families through the passage of SFC Richard Stayskal Military Medical...

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How Do I File an FTCA Case?

Because the Federal Tort Claims Act ("FTCA") creates a different process than normal tort claims against a private party, those injured by the federal government should find an attorney with specialized experience and skills who can guide you through the various pitfalls to bringing a case. It is important to present a...

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Federal Tort Claims Act 101

This article, Federal Tort Claims Act 101, will give you the basics of this important tool to protect the rights of you and your family. The Federal Tort Claims Act ("FTCA") is the primary legal tool to hold the U.S. government responsible for negligence committed by its employees or agents.

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