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Contract Doctors Not Government Employees (access required)

Two physicians employed by a staffing agency and working under contract with a veterans hospital were independent contractors, not government employees, and a plaintiff cannot sue the government under the FTCA for the doctors’ alleged medical malpractice in performing his shoulder surgery; the Roanoke U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to the U.S. Plaintiff alleges that ...