U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On U.S. Immunity From Battery Claims

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On U.S. Immunity From Battery Claims

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The intentional tort exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) was never intended to apply to "any cause of action arising out of a wrongful act or omission in the performance of medical functions," attorney James A. Feldman of Washington, D.C., told the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 15 (Steven Alan Levin v. United States, et al., No. 11-1351, U.S. Sup.).

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