Our firm has pursued hundreds of claims for victims who have suffered significant injuries as a result of the negligence of the City of New York and other Muicipalities, Agencies, and Authorities throughout New York. If you have been hurt due to a local government’s negligence, contact us at our offices in New York City or Spring Valley to discuss a municipal liability claim.
Most claims against a government authority have strict time limits. In most cases a Notice of Claim must be filed against the municipality within 90 days of the accident. I have suffered an injury due to the negligence of one of these entities it is important to contact a municipal liability law firm right away so that your rights can be protected.
Municipal liability may include a trip and fall on a sidewalk due to a pothole, vault or manhole cover, or other street defect. It also may include a crash or accident as a result of negligently operated bus, train, subway or ferry. Even a police vehicle involved in a chase that negligently strikes a pedestrian or other car is also a municipal liability claim. Anything that involves a City, Town, Village, County or State operator can be considered a municipal claim.
Many clients who come in to our offices are not even certain they have a case. Municipal liability cases requiring a diligent and aggressive attorneys willing to tackle the quagmire of discovery necessary in a municipal liability case. Early investigations are needed to determine who the responsible party is that caused the injury. There are other complicated factors as well in determining whether there is municipal liability case.
For more information or to schedule a free consultation with an experienced lawyer regarding municipal liability, please contact us.