nIn 1946 Congress enacted this law to prevent injustices to those who suffer injuries or losses at the hands of the federal government.
nThe Act waives the
federal government’s sovereign
immunity for “negligent or wrongful acts
or omissions” therefore the federal government
is not liable under the doctrine of strict
nClaims must first be presented to the appropriate federal agency before an injured party can file suit in the U.S. Court of Claims.