Janice Morvant, et al v. USA


UNPUBLISHED OPINION FILED. [17-30147 Affirmed ] Judge: TMR , Judge: PRO , Judge: JWE Mandate pull date is 09/07/2017 [17-30147]

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Case: 17-30147 Document: 00514076175 Page: 1 Date Filed: 07/17/2017 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT No. 17-30147 Summary Calendar JANICE MORVANT; MARCUS P. MORVANT, United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit FILED July 17, 2017 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk Plaintiffs - Appellants v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendant - Appellee Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana USDC No. 6:16-CV-215 Before REAVLEY, OWEN, and ELROD, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM:* The judgment of the district court is affirmed for the reasons given in the magistrate judge’s report. The Plaintiff failed to file a claim within two years given notice of an incident and a claim for money damages in a sum certain. This requirement has been repeated by this court several times. Despite Plaintiff’s contention here, the regulation repeats the same requirement. The Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR. R. 47.5.4. * Case: 17-30147 Document: 00514076175 Page: 2 Date Filed: 07/17/2017 No. 17-30147 argument that the “sum certain” was not known within two years does not satisfy the legal requirement. AFFIRMED. 2

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