Complex Personal Injury Litigation Against Municipal Entities

Bringing a lawsuit against a municipal entity is much different from filing a suit against a private party. In some cases, the government is immune from certain lawsuits, and there are additional steps and filing deadlines not required in other civil claims. Further, the government does not respond to lawsuits as private parties do. In most cases, municipal entities are reluctant to settle, forcing every issue into intense litigation.

If you have been injured on government property or suffered any other injury as a result of negligence on the part of a municipal entity, it is critical to work with a legal team that has experience handling complex cases of this nature.

At Restivo & Murphy LLP, we have had great success handling injury and other claims against the government and municipalities, with a track record of significant verdicts and settlements. Our attorneys have more than 40 years of combined experience serving clients throughout the five boroughs of New York City, as well as Long Island, Suffolk County and Nassau County. If you have a municipal claim, we will travel to provide you with legal help in your time of need.

Common Municipal Claims

Our lawyers serve clients in cases against municipal entities involving school accidents and abuse throughout the five boroughs, including:

  • The Department of Education
  • The New York Metro Transit Authority
  • The Department of Transportation
  • The Department of Sanitation
  • The Department of Environmental Protection
  • The Department of Parks

We take all types of injury and accident claims, including accidents involving municipal vehicles, trains, subways other Transit Authority vehicles; abuse, accidents and other claims against the Department of Education; premises liability for people injured on public property; and a wide range of other claims against municipalities.

In addition to handling many municipal claims as plaintiff lawyers, we have experience from the other side. Todd Restivo spent four years working at the Law Department, defending against these claims. We see the issues right away, and in many cases, we are able to turn minuscule settlement offers into millions for our clients. Our attorneys focus on maximizing our clients' compensation through in-depth research and aggressive litigation strategies. We will do everything we can to get you the best compensation award possible.

Contact Restivo & Murphy LLP In Garden City

Do not hesitate or you could lose your chance to bring a claim. Call us right away at 800-584-3324 toll free or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer from our firm. We take injury claims on contingency, so there are no fees unless we win.

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