Civ. A. No. 176-91.

462 F.Supp. 980 (1977)

Effie Lee WATKINS v. UNITED STATES of America and Joseph L. Williams.

United States District Court, S. D. Georgia, Augusta Division.

January 3, 1977.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Thomas R. Burnside, Jr., Augusta, Ga., J. Cecil Davis, E. Purnell Davis, Warrenton, Ga., Robert A. Dempster, Dempster, Yokley, Fuchs & Barkett, Sikeston, Mo., for plaintiff.

R. Jackson B. Smith, Jr., U. S. Atty., Edmund A. Booth, Jr., Asst. U. S. Atty., Augusta, Ga., for United States.

Stanley G. Jackson, Augusta, Ga., for Joseph L. Williams.

Leonard O. Fletcher, Augusta, Ga., for Government Employees Ins. Co.

ALAIMO, District Judge.


The plaintiff's husband, a serviceman stationed at Fort Gordon, Georgia, was killed on base when his motorcycle collided with a shuttle bus driven by a civilian government employee. After the denial of her administrative claim, plaintiff, Effie Lee Watkins, a Missouri resident, brought this action against the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2671 et seq., and its jurisdictional arm, 28...

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