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United States Fourth Circuit

Pornomo v. US, 14-2391

In a wrongful death action, arising after an interstate bus driver fell asleep at the wheel, the district court’s dismissal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction is affirmed where the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s grant of a ten-day extension to the bus company falls within the discretionary function exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/02/25




  • United States Fourth Circuit


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