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Tort – FTCA – Sovereign Immunity Waiver – Pier Construction (access required)

Plaintiff yacht center can’t sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under the Federal Tort Claims Act for issuing a permit for rebuilding a marina, then notifying plaintiff that its new pier was a hazard to navigation, because plaintiff has not shown that defendant has waived its sovereign immunity, a Richmond U.S. District Court says. In ...