TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 22, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court today made it easier for people to sue the federal government for negligence, the Daily Times reports. The justices, voting 5-4, ruled in two cases that the deadlines for filing such lawsuits can be extended if plaintiffs tried their best to comply or simply failed to learn about important information before a deadline. The paper suggests that the new authority could affect military veterans with claims of medical malpractice.