TITLE

Governmental Immunity for Deadly Mountain Goat

AUTHOR(S)
Kozlowski, James C.
PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Parks & Recreation;Apr2016, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the court case Chadd v. United States of America, National Park Service which deals with the death of Robert Boardman, the husband of plaintiff Susan Chadd who was killed by a mountain goat at the Olympic National Park. It mentions on the discretionary function exception under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) which gives immunity to National Park Service under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) on the alleged negligence in management of aggressive wildlife in the park.
ACCESSION #
114435469

 

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