New Federal Tort Claims Act case from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. The case involved an issue of whether the USA is entitled to an up-the-ladder immunity that companies enjoy under Kentucky state law. The Sixth Circuit found that the USA was so entitled and affirmed the summary dismissal of the claimant's lawsuit. The case is Himes v. USA, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 14293 and the opinion can be found here.
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