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Camp Lejeune North Carolina Water Contamination Litigation

A district court dismissed a multidistrict Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) lawsuit filed against the U.S. government by service members and their families. The plaintiffs alleged that the government failed to monitor and warn them about...

Mitchell v. United States

The court holds that the discretionary function exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) barred an individual's FTCA claim against the National Park Service for failure to repair or improve a drainage ditch and head-wall along a...

Employers Ins. of Wausau v. United States

The court holds that the discretionary function exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) bars an insurer's claim that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials acted tortiously in ordering the insurer to clean up a...

Employers Ins. of Wausau v. United States

The court holds that the United States is not liable under the Federal Tort Claims Act for response costs incurred by an insurance company following a determination by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that the company was...