No. 23-1145.

87 F.4th 897 (2023)

Autumn HILGER, Plaintiff-Appellant v. UNITED STATES of America, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: December 6, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Counsel who represented the appellant was Jon J. LaFleur of Rapid City, SD.

Counsel who represented the appellee was Michaele Sanders Hofmann , AUSA, of Rapid City, SD.

Before BENTON, SHEPHERD, and KELLY, Circuit Judges.

Following a slip-and-fall at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Autumn Hilger sued the Government for negligence. The district court1 dismissed her claims for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, applying the discretionary-function exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). Having jurisdiction...

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