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NEWBURN v. United States of America Defendant - Appellee (2020)

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United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Larry NEWBURN Plaintiff - Appellant v. Kieth REPKO, St. Louis, MO VAMC Director; Dr. Patricia McKelvey; Cheryl Anderson, Chief Nurse Defendants - Appellees Shautley Ray, LPN Defendant Suzzane Blaylock, RN Defendant - Appellee Dr. Mohammad Qadir Defendant Jennifer Roberts, Privacy Officer; Angie Nicholson, Privacy Officer; Jock Holmes, ROI Release of Information Officer Defendants - Appellees St. Louis, MO Veterans Affairs Medical Center Defendant United States of America Defendant - Appellee

No. 20-2175

Decided: November 19, 2020

Before ERICKSON, WOLLMAN, and STRAS, Circuit Judges. Larry Newburn, Pro Se Nicholas P. Llewellyn, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Missouri, Saint Louis, MO, for Defendant - Appellee


Larry Newburn appeals the district court's 1 dismissal of his Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) lawsuit. Upon de novo review, we find that the dismissal was proper. See Mackovich v. United States, 630 F.3d 1134, 1134-35 (8th Cir. 2011) (per curiam) (law of State where complained-of conduct occurred applies in FTCA cases). The judgment is affirmed. See 8th Cir. R. 47B.


1.   The Honorable Ronnie L. White, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri.


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