The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) allows private parties to sue the U.S. in a federal court for negligent acts caused by persons acting on behalf of the U.S. This is where the assistance of our San Francisco personal injury attorneys is invaluable in bringing a claim against the government.
Our California Federal Tort Claims Act attorneys at Rouda Feder Tietjen & McGuinn share over 100 years of experience. We solely handle personal injury cases and have handled a wide variety of FTCA claims, including injuries occurring on federal land and medical malpractice claims against the Veterans Administration.
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In all FTCA claims, the federal government is considered the defendant and is potentially liable for the negligence of its employees. If you were injured by a government employee or on federal land, you have the right to file a claim with the government for injuries or damages sustained as a result.
Valid claims must prove four things:
It should be noted that there are limitations under the FTCA. If you believe you may have a claim please contact us to discuss your case and determine whether you have grounds for legal action.
There is no doubt that taking legal action against the government can be intimidating, particularly when your right to compensation is at issue. By retaining our firm, you can level the playing field and pursue justice with a team that is knowledgeable and experienced in handling FTCA lawsuits. Our goal is to recover the highest possible settlement on your behalf. This is reinforced by our past successes: having recovered over $500 million for our clients.
Put our award-winning lawyers on your side by contacting our San Francisco firm today. We proudly represent clients throughout California.