Documents and Forms

Legal Representation Letters. All existing, pending, and threatened litigation, as well as unasserted claims, should be reported by the Department of Justice and all other government agencies using their respective appropriate formats, which can be accessed by selecting the applicable preceding hyperlink.

Standard Form 95. Standard Form 95 is used to present claims against the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for property damage, personal injury, or death allegedly caused by a federal employee's negligence or wrongful act or omission occurring within the scope of the employee's federal employment. These claims must be presented to the Federal agency whose employee conduct gave rise to the injury.

Standard Form 95 is not required to present a claim under the FTCA, but it is a convenient format for supplying the information necessary to bring an FTCA claim. Please note that a completed form must state a claim for money damages in a “sum certain” amount (that is, a specific amount) claimed for personal injury, death, or injury to or loss of property. In addition, if a sum certain is not specified in Standard Form 95 block 12d, or in accompanying information, a submission cannot be considered a valid presentation of a claim. The completed Standard Form 95 must be presented to the appropriate federal agency within two years after the claim accrues.

Judgment Fund Payment Forms. The following online Judgment Fund payment forms can be edited and saved as new PDF documents by using the Adobe 6.0 Advanced Editing TouchUp Text Tool. These online forms replace all prior versions of the forms. The Judgment Fund staff will not accept prior versions of the forms.

FMS 194: Judgment Fund Transmittal
FMS 196: Judgment Fund Award Data Sheet
FMS 197: Judgment Fund Voucher for Payment

 

 

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION DOCUMENTS & FORMS

Fraud Section

The False Claims Act: A Primer

False Claims Act Statistics

Corporate / Financial Litigation Section

Intellectual Property Section

United States Code, Title 28, section 1498: 28 U.S.C. § 1498

United States Code, Title 35, section 271(a): 35 U.S.C. § 271(a)

The Foreign Assistance Act: 22 U.S.C. § 2356

The Tariff Act: 19 U.S.C. § 1337

The Atomic Energy Act: 42 U.S.C. § 2223

The Patent Secrecy Act: 35 U.S.C. § 183

The Trademark Amendments Act of 1999

National Courts Section

National Courts: Appellate Practice (PDF)

National Courts: Trial Practice (PDF)

Office of Foreign Litigation

 

CONSUMER PROTECTION BRANCH DOCUMENTS & FORMS

         28 C.F.R. § 0.45(j) (CPB responsibility for litigation under principal federal consumer protection laws)

Ten suggestions for guarding against odometer tampering

CPB Monograph

 

OFFICE OF IMMIGRATION LITIGATION DOCUMENTS & FORMS

OIL-Appellate Section

Immigration Litigation Bulletin

USDOJ, Executive Office for Immigration Review: Immigration Law Advisor

OIL-District Court Section

 

 

 

TORTS BRANCH DOCUMENTS & FORMS

Aviation & Admiralty Section

Constitutional & Specialized Tort Litigation Section

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 28: Judicial Administration

28 C.F.R. § 50.15 (Representation of federal employees by DOJ attorneys or DOJ-furnished private counsel when sued, subpoenaed, or charged as individuals)

28 C.F.R. § 50.16 (Representation of federal employees by private counsel at federal expense)

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Docs & Forms

RECA: 42 U.S.C. 2210 note

RECA Claimant Categories Summary

RECA Claim forms

Have a RECA claim form mailed to you. Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.

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RECA claim forms:

Environmental Tort Litigation Section

Federal Tort Claims Act Litigation Section

 Annuity Broker Declaration

Standard Form 95. Standard Form 95 is used to present claims against the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for property damage, personal injury, or death allegedly caused by a federal employee's negligence or wrongful act or omission occurring within the scope of the employee's federal employment. These claims must be presented to the Federal agency the employee conduct of which gave rise to the injury. For further Form 95 information, see top of page