Littrell -v- United States Of America (No. 2)

Timothy Saloman QC

[1995] 1 WLR 82; [1994] 4 All ER 203

Conflict of Laws – Sovereign immunity – Visiting forces – United States serviceman serving in England treated at United States military hospital in England – Serviceman bringing action against United States government for personal injury – Whether right of action in England existing at common law – Whether medical treatment to be characterised as jure imperii or jure gestionis – Whether United States government immune from suit – Agreement regarding the Status of Forces of Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty 1951 (Cmd. 9363)

Date added: November 12th, 1993


Area of Expertise

Jurisdiction / conflicts of law