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Nonsuit didn’t toll FTCA statute of limitations (access required)

Where a cancer patient asserting a claim for medical malpractice against the United States timely filed suit in state court, but then nonsuited it, her nonsuit did not toll the Federal Tort Claims Act, or FTCA, statute of limitations. While the second suit may have been timely under Virginia procedure, it was time-barred under the ...