6th Circuit Reinstates Postal Employee's Federal Tort Claims Act Claim

6th Circuit Reinstates Postal Employee's Federal Tort Claims Act Claim

CINCINNATI - A Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on April 19 reinstated a former U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee's Federal Tort Claims Act $(FCTA$) claim in connection with criminal charges filed against him that were later dropped, finding that the claim is not preempted by the Civil Service Reform Act (CSRA), specifically, 5 U.S. Code Section 2301, et seq. (Dexter Wayne Dodd v. Patrick R. Donahoe, et al., No. 11-5509, 6th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 7849).

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