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Federal Tort Claims Act

Gadsden Indus. Park, LLC v. United States

ELR Case

A district court held an Alabama industrial park owner can't pursue claims against the federal government for damage to its property that occurred during a Superfund cleanup. As part of the cleanup, EPA disposed of, cut, severed, tore...

Myers v. United States

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit reversed a lower court decision dismissing parents' suit against the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for injuries their child allegedly suffered due to exposure to thallium—a toxic heavy metal—...