Active Duty Claims

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Can I Sue the United States if I am Injured while on Active-Duty?

The law about suing the United States government is complicated. Read more information about this Frequently Asked Question here.
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Feres Doctrine

The Feres Doctrine (1950) bars service members from collecting damages for personal injuries, whether or not they were suffered in the performance of their duties. It also bars family members from filing "wrongful death" or "loss of consortium" claims when a service member is killed or injured. 


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