Levin v. United States: Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Ninth Circuit and Declares Gonzalez Act Authorizes Battery Claims Against the United States Arising from Health Care Provided by the Military (PDF)

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In Levin v. United States, a unanimous Supreme Court reversed the 9th Circuit, finding the Gonzalez Act allows FTCA suits against the U.S. for batteries by military medical personnel. Judge Robert Longstreth examines the issues raised in this case and traces the Court's history with this critical area of FTCA law. Now that the Supreme Court has addressed this issue twice in four terms, the topic is ripe for Judge Longstreth's expert commentary.

 

The Hon. Robert C. Longstreth is a judge on the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego. Prior to joining the bench, Judge Longstreth practiced with DLA Piper US LLP in San Diego, California, where he concentrated his work in environmental law and insurance law. Prior to joining DLA Piper, Judge Longstreth served as Trial Attorney for the Department of Justice, Torts Branch. He is a co-author of the leading treatise on the Federal Tort Claims Act, Jayson & Longstreth, Handling Federal Tort Claims (LexisNexis Matthew Bender). He received his undergraduate degree from Haverford College and his law degree from Yale.

 

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