Federal Tort Claims Act

You may be entitled to compensation if you have been injured, lost property or experienced the death of a loved one because of the actions or negligence of a U.S. government employee.  Although most U.S. government entities are immune from lawsuits, the Federal Tort Claims Act allows exceptions in specific cases.

This Federal Act is complex, however. Increase your chances for justice by choosing a qualified trial law firm with federal court experience. The litigation attorneys at Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen bring significant experience, fighting hard for clients before federal judges. You gain from our decades as trial lawyers trying FTCA cases in the Southern District of Florida and across the United States.

If you or a loved one has been injured by the negligence of an employee of the United States Government, contact Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen for a free consultation on your case, or call 1 (888) 296-1681.

*The results obtained by the Firm in these cases are representative only, and there is no guarantee that future cases will yield similar results. The amounts set forth above are before deductions for attorneys’ fees and costs.

Results

A $6 million Federal Tort Claims Act settlement for a little girl who lost her legs and one of her arms, and the use of her other arm, as a result of a misdiagnosed cases of meningococcal meningitis at a United States Naval Hospital in Maryland.

A $2 million Federal Tort Claims Act verdict for the family of a mother killed when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) trailer she was living in after Hurricane Andrew failed to protect her during a subsequent storm.

A $1.3 million Federal Tort Claims Act verdict on behalf of the family of a child killed when he was run over in his driveway by a United States Postal Service truck.

A $1 million Federal Tort Claims Act settlement for a child injured by medical malpractice while being treated at a United States Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.