29 CFR 100.401 - Claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act for loss of or damage to property or for personal injury or death.
(a) Filing of claims. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2672, any claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act for money damages for loss of or injury to property, or for personal injury or death, caused by the negligent or wrongful act or omission of any employee of the National Labor Relations Board while acting within the scope of his office or employment, under circumstances where the United States, if a private person, would be liable to the claimant for such loss, injury or death in accordance with the law of the place where the act or omission occurred, may be presented to the Director of Administration, 1099 Fourteenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20570, or to any regional office of the National Labor Relations Board, at any time within 2 years after such claim has accrued. Such a claim may be presented by a person specified in 28 CFR 14.3, in the manner set out in 28 CFR 14.2 and 14.3, and shall be accompanied by as much of the appropriate information specified in 28 CFR 14.4 as may reasonably be obtained.
(b) Action on claims. The Director, Division of Administration, shall have the power to consider, ascertain, adjust, determine, compromise, and settle any claim referred to in, and presented in accordance with paragraph (a) of this section. The Chief, Security Staff, can process and adjust claims under $100 in accordance with delegated authority from the Director. Legal review is required by the General Counsel or designee for all claims in the amount of $5,000 or more, 28 CFR 14.5. Any exercise of such power shall be in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 2672 and 28 C28 CFR part 14.
(c) Payment of awards. Any award, compromise, or settlement in an amount of $2,500 or less made pursuant to this action will be paid by the Director of Administration out of appropriations available to the National Labor Relations Board. Payment of any award, compromise, or settlement in an amount in excess of $2,500 made pursuant to this section will be obtained in accordance with 28 CFR 14.10.