New York City Government Vehicle Accident Lawyers
Although government entities and employees are immune from liability enforcing laws or exercising discretion in decision-making, they can be held liable for operating government vehicles. The opposing party must prove the government entry was grossly negligent.
Handling Public Transportation Accidents Against New York City
If you or a loved one suffered an injury from a government vehicle accident, you may have a claim against the governmental entity involved. An experienced New York City government vehicle accident attorney at Weisfuse & Weisfuse, LLP, can guide you through the legal process to protect your rights. We have more than 40 years of experience advocating for clients in similar situations to yours. Contact our government accident lawyers online or call 212-983-3000 for a free consultation.
Federal Torts Claims Act
The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) allows private individuals to sue the federal government for negligent actions conducted by government entities or government employees. Essentially, the FTCA waives sovereign immunity allowing civil lawsuits to be pursued against federal government employees. However, personal injury civil claims must be filed through the proper administrative agency and in a timely manner.
Proving Fault in Civil Lawsuits and Government Vehicle Accident Claims
Specific requirements must be followed for government vehicle accident claims. The time limitations are short. You must file a notice with the government usually within 90 days of the accident. Prompt identification of the responsible government entity is crucial. The notice must include the specific time, date, and place of the accident. Also, the notice must identify the type of injuries that were suffered.
Our New York City government vehicle accident attorneys are highly familiar with the specifications that must be followed when pursuing claims against the federal government. We know how to prove gross negligent in highly complex government vehicle accident claims, involving:
- Highway accidents
- Sidewalk and street accidents
- Bus accidents
- Public transportation accidents
- Garbage and maintenance truck accidents
- Train accidents
- Police car accidents
- Fire truck accidents
- Fatal accidents
- Military vehicle accidents
Contact Our Manhattan Bus Accidents Attorneys for a Free Consultation
The complexities of a civil lawsuit against government agents or employees should be handled by an experienced lawyer. Our Manhattan government vehicle accident attorneys understand the nuances of claims against government entities and employees. We know how to fight for your rights to obtain the maximum recovery. For a free consultation with attorneys you can trust, contact us online or call 212-983-3000. Translation services are available according to your needs.