Government Contractors' Product Liability and Indemnification Acts: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 4083 and H.R. 4199 ... March 14 and 15, 1984
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1984 - Government liability - 170 pages
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Page 50 - inherently dangerous commodity" or property, or of engaging in an "extra hazardous
Page 41 - Brooks' relationship while on leave was not analogous to that of a soldier injured while performing duties under orders. We conclude that the Government is not liable under the Federal Tort Claims Act for injuries to servicemen where the injuries arise out of or are in the course of activity incident to service.
Page 83 - ... (1) any part of a program does not comply with the requirements of this subpart and/or the criteria at 31.205-19 or (2) conditions or situations existing at the time of approval that were a basis for original approval of the program have changed to the extent that a program change is necessary. (d) To qualify for a self-insurance program, a contractor must demonstrate ability to sustain the potential losses involved.
Page 53 - ... the impact of these factors where, as here, the suit against the Government is not brought by the serviceman himself, but by a third party seeking indemnity for any damages it may be required to pay the serviceman. Clearly, the first factor considered in Feres operates with equal force in this case. The relationship between the Government and its suppliers of ordnance is certainly no less "distinctively federal in character
Page 143 - That is all the questions I have. Thank you very much. Mr.
Page 51 - Laird maintained that the important lesson conveyed "in Dalehite is that . . . the Federal Tort Claims Act itself precludes the imposition of liability if there has been no negligence or other form of 'misfeasance or nonfeasance' ... on the part of the Government
Page 38 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. It is indeed a pleasure to appear before this committee and I do look forward to working with you.
Page 41 - I would be happy to answer any questions that the members of the Subcommittee may have.
Page 70 - Association, and as regional chairman of the Public Contract Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is permanent chairman of the Andrews Conference Group's Construction Litigation and Hazardous Waste superconferences.
Page 47 - ... application is contested or not. Slightly greater technical effort (less than 10 percent greater) is required for a contested case to provide more indepth expert testimony describing the staff review during the hearing process. Hearings on Public Participation In Federal Agency Proceedings, S. 2715, before the Administrative Practice and Procedure Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee, 94th Cong., 2d Sess., p.