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‘Feres’ doctrine does not bar suit between service members (access required)

Where plaintiff, an active member of the U.S. Navy, sued defendant, also an active navy member, for injuries sustained in a car accident, defendant is not immune from suit under the Feres doctrine because plaintiff’s injuries were not “incurred incident to military service.” Background Both parties lived off-base and each was on their way to appointments at ...