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VA Negligence/ Federal Tort Claim

Tacoma VA Negligence Lawyers

If you or a family member has been hurt as a result of negligence in a military hospital, you need an experienced medical malpractice attorney on your side.

At Holman Law, PLLC in Tacoma, Washington we represent families of military service personnel as well as retirees and their dependents, in VA negligence claims

We work with veterans and enlisted personnel who have been injured or whose family members suffered injuries while being treated at VA hospitals and facilities in Washington State. 

VA negligence attorneys at Holman Law
VA negligence attorneys at Holman Law

Federal Tort Claims

The Federal Tort Claims Act or FTCA allows non active-duty personnel (including, but not limited to retirees, spouse, children, and some active duty personnel, etc.) to sue the United States government when it is negligent directly or through its various agencies (such as the Veteran’s Administration, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Postal Service)

Under the FTCA, the federal government acts as a self-insurer, and recognizes liability for the negligent or wrongful acts or omissions of its employees acting within the scope of their official duties. The United States is liable to the same extent an individual would be in like circumstances. The statute substitutes the United States as the defendant in such a suit and the United States—not the individual employee—bears any resulting liability 

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216 N Yakima Ave,
Tacoma, WA 98403
P.O. Box 1338

Phone: (253) 627-1866
Fax: (253) 627-1924