Claims for Damage, Loss, Injury Or Death Caused by Military Personnel Or Civilian Employees: Hearing Before the Committee on Military Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 1026, a Bill to Provide for the Settlement of Claims for Damage to Or Loss Or Destruction of Property Or Personal Injury Or Death Caused by Military Personnnel Or Civiliam Employees, Or Otherwise Incident to Activies of the War Department of the Army. May 4, 1943
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943 - United States - 11 pages
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41 Stat accept accident act of July act of March activities administrative settlement agencies amended amount appeal applicable appropriated Army ascertain authority believe caused by military certify Chairman civilian employees claimant claims for damage Colonel Boyd Colonel Clark Congress consideration course court DEPARTMENT DAMAGE CLAIMS designee destruction of property determine direct domestic effect existing expenses field figure follows foreign claims gentlemen give Government granted handle hereby hospital individual injury or death instance interest June language legislation limit loss or destruction ment military personnel Navy negligence notwithstanding offer officer otherwise incident paid particular passed payment personal injury personnel or civilian prescribe present private bill proposed provisions questions recommended regulations relates relief Reynolds satisfied Secretary Secretary of War Senator Austin Senator Chandler Senator Hill settle settlement of claims similar statutes suggested thereof tion true United
Page 1 - Army may by regulation prescribe, for damage to or loss or destruction of property, real or personal, or for personal injury or death, caused by military personnel or civilian employees of the...
Page 1 - ... caused by military personnel or civilian employees of the War Department or of the Army while acting within the scope of their employment, or otherwise incident to noncombat activities of the War Department or of the Army...
Page 1 - No claim shall be settled under this Act unless presented in writing within one year after the accident or incident out of which such claim arises shall have occurred : Provided, That if such accident or incident occurs in time of war, or if war intervenes within one year after its occurrence, any claim may on good cause shown be presented within one year after peace is established.
Page 2 - The amount allowed on account of personal injury or death shall be limited to reasonable medical, hospital, and burial expenses actually incurred, except that no payment shall be made to any claimant in reimbursement for medical or hospital services furnished at the expense of the United States nor, in the case of burial, of such portion of the expense thereof as may be otherwise paid by the United States.
Page 2 - Service shall be found to be responsible, and report the amounts so ascertained and determined to be due the claimants to Congress at each session thereof, through ihe Treasury Department for payment as legal claims out of appropriations that may be made by Congress therefor.
Page 1 - ... not in excess of $1,000, where accepted by the claimant in full satisfaction and final settlement, any claim against the United States arising on or after May 27, 1941...
Page 1 - Commission involving the detonation of an explosive device, where such claim is presented to the Commission in writing within one year after the accident or incident out of which the claim arises: Provided, however, That the damage to or loss of property, or bodily injury or death, shall not have been caused in whole or in part by any negligence or wrongful act on the part of the claimant, his agents, or employees. Any such settlement under the authority of this section shall be final and conclusive...
Page 1 - War, such other officer or officers as he may designate for such purposes and under such regulations as he may prescribe, are hereby authorized to consider, ascertain, adjust, determine, settle and pay in an amount not in excess of $500.