Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

Types and Requirements for Claims under the Military Claims Act

Military Malpractice

The Military Claims Act (MCA) is the overseas equivalent to the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). The FTCA allows injured parties to sue the United States government in federal court for personal injuries, wrongful death and property loss under certain circumstances. The MCA does not allow for a lawsuit, but does provide a vehicle for… Read More »

Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim against the Military Overseas

VA Benefits

U.S. citizens abroad often receive medical care at U.S. military facilities, especially when local healthcare standards are suspect. But what happens when these patients suffer injuries due to malpractice? Sovereign immunity protects U.S. government entities from lawsuits overseas, but injured parties can seek redress under the Military Claims Act (MCA), a law that allows, retirees,… Read More »