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Torts: Federal Tort Claims Act-Discretionary Function Exception-Sovereign Immunity

Where a man, who was severely injured while working in a gravel mine, sued the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act alleging that his injuries were caused in part by a federal mine inspector’s inadequate inspection, the discretionary-function exception precluded suit against the government for the alleged breach of the inspector’s duties except ...