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Suing the Government

Private Contractors and Governmental Immunity

Court limits “derivative discretionary-function immunity” for private contractors - Adkisson v. Jacobs Eng'g Grp., Inc., No. 14-6207, 2015 WL 3463032 (6th Cir. June 2, 2015)

In re Hanford Nuclear Reservation Litig., 534 F.3d 986 (9th Cir. 2008) - Court Limits Government Contractor Defense for Lack of Government Control

Private Contractor Corporations Cannot be Sued Under Bivens (state tort remedies are available) - Correctional Services Corp. v. Malesko, 122 S.Ct. 515, 534 U.S. 61 (U.S. 2001)

Brief - When is a contractor physician a U.S. Public Health Service employee? - Dedrick v. Youngblood, 200 F.3d 744 (11th Cir. 2000)


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