Split U.S. Supreme Court Denies Review Of Suit Over Serviceman's Death

Split U.S. Supreme Court Denies Review Of Suit Over Serviceman's Death

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A split U.S. Supreme Court on June 27 denied a petition for writ of certiorari in the appeal of a lawsuit asking the high court to revisit its decision in Feres v. United States (340 U.S. 135 $(1950$)), in which the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) was found to deny military personnel the ability to recover for injuries caused by negligence of federal employees (Linda Lanus, as personal representative of the Estate of Eric K. Lanus v. United States, No. 12-862, U.S. Sup.; 2013 U.S. LEXIS 4923).

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