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Sovereign Immunity Rides DC Metro

Posted by James M. Connolly
James M. Connolly
Jim Connolly has applied his understanding of complex litigation, insurance claims and real estate transaction...
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on November 14, 2012
in Slip and Fall Cases

While you might expect the phrase “sovereign immunity” to live in the palaces of kings and queens, you may be surprised to learn that this ancient royal doctrine also rides DC Metro.

4th Circuit Strictly Applies Federal Tort Claims Act

Posted by Joseph G. Cleaver
Joseph G. Cleaver
As a trial associate at Kramer & Connolly, Mr. Cleaver briefed and argued motions and tried cases throughout M...
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on October 9, 2012
in Litigation

If the need for firm compliance with the Federal Tort Claims Act was ever in doubt, a recent opinion from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals illustrates how fatal non-compliance can be.