Filing a Federal Tort Claim - Important Info You Need to Know

The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) was enacted in 1946 and established an affirmative legal right for a U.S. citizen to file a civil claim against the United States government. Despite the establishment of this available legal remedy, it is important to understand that the FTCA contains a myriad of exceptions and limitations related to what action could enable a citizen to file an FTCA claim, a unique statute of limitations, filing requirements, etc.