New York Municipality Lawsuit Lawyers
Protecting Individuals Who Have Been Injured
Going up against the government or a public agency can seem daunting, especially if you’re only one person. But if you’re suffering from injuries that may have occurred at the hands of a negligent party, you deserve to seek justice and have those held accountable pay for their actions. Our New York municipality lawsuit attorneys are unafraid to challenge public authorities and represent your case. With our team of experienced and professional lawyers at The Paris Law Group, PC by your side, you won’t have to go through this intimidating process alone. You can trust us to do the preparation and strategy-building so you don’t have to.
Contact us online or call (888) 365-4940 if you’re ready to pursue your claim.
Types of Municipal Lawsuits
Municipalities can be responsible for your injuries in a wide variety of circumstances.
Your injuries can occur as the result of:
- City bus accidents
- Slip and falls
- Public school accidents
- Subway accidents
- Police misconduct
- Public hospital malpractice
Before we pursue a civil lawsuit on your behalf, you first need to file a notice of claim, which must be filed within 90 days of the date of the accident. A notice of claim must include the name and address of the victim and your attorney, the nature of the claim, as well as when, where, and how the claim arose, and the amount of damages that were sustained. Our lawyers can help you file your claim quickly so we can move on to the lawsuit and achieve your deserved compensation.
Municipalities & Authorities We Hold Accountable
Our attorneys have over a decade of experience navigating municipalities and authorities in New York and have aggressively advocated for countless clients in their personal injury cases.
We can pursue a claim against the following municipalities and more:
- City of New York
- State of New York
- New York Police Department
- Long Island Rail Road
- Metropolitan Suburban Bus Authority
- Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
- Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
- New York City Department of Education
- New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
- Department of Parks and Recreation
Facing a large entity like the State of New York can seem daunting, and the idea of winning can feel impossible, but with our help, you can have peace of mind knowing we fight tirelessly for our clients, we don’t win unless they do.
Fight for your rights today. Call our municipality lawsuit attorneys in New York at (888) 365-4940.
Slip & Fall $11 Million
A well-known cellist was awarded almost $11 million after a slip and fall in a gourmet food market that resulted in injuries that now hamper her ability to play the instrument.
Pedestrian Knockdown $2.8 Million
The client was a pedestrian crossing the street when she was hit by a yellow school bus making a left-hand turn. As a result of the impact, she was forced to fall to the ground and sustained an injury to her shoulder and lower back, both of which resulted in surgeries.
Construction Accident $2.5 Million
We were able to win a jury verdict of $2,500,000 after a pretrial offer of $150,000 for our client who sustained injuries from a construction accident.
Bus Accident $2.1 Million
A mediated settlement was reached on the eve of trial on behalf of the client who was a driver of a motor vehicle which was struck in the rear by a bus.
Pedestrian Accident $2 Million
The client, a young boy, was crossing the street near his home on Staten Island when he slipped on ice in the roadway and was hit by a car.
Car Accident $1.7 Million
The client was an ambulance driver responding to an emergency call. While in the process of making a left-hand turn with the ambulance lights and sirens in operation, he was struck by a vehicle going straight.
Truck Accident $1.5 Million
The client, a 37-year-old man, was struck in the rear by a truck while driving his car and subsequently underwent neck surgery. The defendant claimed the client cut him off. We aggressively litigated the case and on the eve of trial the defendant agreed to pay $1.5 million after previously taking a no-pay position.
Car Accident $1.25 Million
Through aggressive litigation, full policy limits in the amount of $1.25 million were tendered within 14 months of the accident for the injured passenger in a motor vehicle accident. The client was a rear-seat passenger in a motor vehicle that was pulled over on the shoulder of the Staten Island Expressway when it was rear-ended by the defendant in the early morning hours.
Slip & Fall $1.2 Million
The client tripped and fell coming out of a bar in Staten Island, sustaining injuries to her knee, neck, and back. The bar claimed that the accident never happened, and the bar blamed the owner of the premises for the condition of the sidewalk, with the owner of the premises blaming the bar.
Scaffolding Accident $1 Million
In very contentious litigation and after extensive negotiations and multiple mediations, a settlement was reached for the client in the amount of $1 million. The client was working on a scaffold at a construction site when he lost his balance and fell 10 feet to the ground.