Welsh v. Department of the Army

ELR Citation: ELR 20034
No(s). 08-3599 (N.D. Cal. Feb 3, 2009)

A district court dismissed a family's personal injury claims against the U.S. Army for exposing them to carbon tetrachloride while they resided on a former Army base. The discretionary function exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act deprives the court of subject matter jurisdiction over their clai...