Federal Tort Claims
Our South Carolina Injury Attorneys Will Be By Your Side
The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) provides legal remedies for injured victims of government negligence. The majority of cases handled by McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC involve military hospitals and medical malpractice claims. Since these cases are tried in federal court before a judge without a jury, it is important to work with an experienced federal tort claims lawyer who understands how to prepare cases properly before a federal judge. Our personal injury lawyers also represent clients in cases involving exposure to toxic chemicals. Working with medical experts, toxicologists and investigators, we uncover evidence and expose government negligence.
If you are uncertain whether you have a case against the government or military, contact our South Carolina injury lawyers at McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC to schedule a free consultation. Our Rock Hill, Columbia, Sumter and Anderson office locations represent clients at Fort Sumter, the Charleston Navy base, Paris Island, and Fort Jackson.
Injuries and Government Negligence
The federal tort claims lawyers at McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC represent clients in personal injury cases against the government involving the following:
Bringing Medical Malpractice Cases to Court
In medical malpractice cases tried under the FTCA, family members of military personnel can file suit against the government if they suffer injuries at a Veterans Administration Hospital or military healthcare facility. Since our office handles a number of these kinds of cases at any given time, our personal injury attorneys are in federal court almost every day. We are familiar with military hospitals, how they function and what has to be done to gather documentation and records to present before the judge. We will explain your case, protect your rights and fully inform you during all stages of your case.
An Affordable Solution
The terms of the FTCA determine attorneys’ fees in tort claims against the government. Intended to protect people and ensure an affordable means of legal redress be provided to them, the FTCA requires attorneys be paid no more than 25 percent of any award to their client. Committed to helping the men and women serving our country face the challenges of a serious injury, our office dedicates itself to putting the law on your side at an affordable rate.