United States v. Brown,
348 U.S. 110 (1954)

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United States v. Brown, 348 U.S. 110 (1954)

United States v. Brown

No. 38

Argued November 15, 1954

Decided December 6, 1954

348 U.S. 110


A discharged veteran may maintain an action against the United States under the Tort Claims Act for an injury suffered, after his discharge, in a Veterans Administration hospital as a result of negligent treatment of a service-connected disability, although his compensation under the Veterans Act has already been increased because of such injury. Brooks v. United Sate, 337 U. S. 49, followed; Feres v. United States, 340 U. S. 135, distinguished. Pp. 348 U. S. 110-113.

209 F.2d 463, affirmed.

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