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Federal Tort Claims Act Text

Federal Tort Claims Act Text

Text of the Federal Tort Claims Act:   -CITE-     28 USC CHAPTER 171 - TORT CLAIMS PROCEDURE                  01/07/2011   -EXPCITE-     TITLE 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE    
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Federal Tort Claims Act

FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT TEXTWhat is the Federal Tort Claims Act?The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) is a limited waiver of “sovereign immunity” that allows individuals to sue the federal
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Tort Reform: The Corporate Agenda

Tort Reform: The Corporate AgendaIn 2003, the state of Texas capped settlements in tort claims to $250,000 for non-economic damages in medical malpractice suits. This limit was ushered in on
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Know Your Facts About Tort Reform

What is Tort Reform?Tort reform refers to the proposed changes made in the civil justice system that directly reduces tort litigation or damages. The tort system was created to outline
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Facts About Defamation You Must Know

Defamation Defined:Defamation, which is also referred to as slander (spoken form of defamation), calumny, and libel (written or broadcasted forms
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What Should You Know About International Tort

Torts are civil crimes and intentional torts are those cases which involve an intentional act that resulted in a negative
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Negligence Tort at a Glance

Negligent torts are the most prevalent type of tort. Negligent torts are not deliberate actions, but instead present when an
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The Proclamation of Neutrality

The proclamation of neutrality was a formal announcement which was issued by George Washington on April 22, 1793. The announcement
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A Quick Explanation of Torts

When an individual purchases insurance, particularly motor vehicle insurance, he/she can often choose whether to obtain limited tort insurance or
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What Can a Tort Lawyer Help You With?

A Tort Lawyer is a legal practitioner who specializes in the practice, litigation, and handling of tort law; a tort, which is defined as a ‘wrong’, is a grievance or
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