Personal Injury Municipal Claim Attorneys in New York
Complex Personal Injury Litigation Against Municipal Entities
Bringing a lawsuit against a municipal entity is 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 60 years of combined experience serving clients throughout the 5 boroughs of New York City, as well as and surrounding counties, including Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange and Dutchess. 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 New York City, the Transit Authority and other municipal entities involving accidents or abuse, including:
- The Department of Education
- The Department of Transportation
- The Department of Sanitation
- The Department of Parks
- The New York Metro Transit Authority
- Buses- Transit and School
- Emergency Agencies – Police, Ambulance, Fire Department
- Housing Authority
- Utility Companies
- 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
- Accidents involving 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.
How We Can Help
In addition to handling many municipal claims as plaintiff lawyers, we have experience from the other side. Todd Restivo spent 4 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
Do not hesitate or you could lose your chance to bring a claim. We take injury claims on contingency, so there are no fees unless we win.
The best of the best at this firm!- Kristie M.
You guys are a great team and the best firm out there- Guirlaine J.
Thank You!- Michael B.
Highly recommend this law firm!- Phil W.
Todd and his team gave me my life back- Farah M.
$8,000,000 Fractured Pelvic & Urethral Injuries
We've recovered a settlement for a 32-year-old bicyclist who was struck by a bus causing pelvic fractures and urethral injuries which required surgery.
$7,850,000 Neck, Back & Shoulder Injuries
We've recovered a settlement for a woman who slipped and fell on snow and ice injuring her neck, back, and shoulder which required multiple surgeries.
$6,300,000 Fractured Foot & Amputation
The verdict for a 47-year-old whose left foot was run over by a bus causing numerous foot fractures and the amputation of his big toe. The offer before trial was $1,050,000.
$4,250,000 Spinal Cord & Neck Injury
We've recovered a settlement for a passenger involved in a motor vehicle accident with a tractor-trailer where the client sustained a spinal cord injury that required a neck surgery.
$4,025,000 Herniated Discs & Neck Surgery
Resolution at the conclusion of trial for a 43-year-old who suffered herniated discs requiring neck surgery when his vehicle was struck by a school bus. The offer before trial was $75,000.
$3,700,000 Spinal Injuries
We've recovered a settlement after a verdict in a liability trial for a 33-year-old construction worker who suffered spinal injuries in a work-related accident. The offer before the liability trial was $500,000.
$3,436,000 Neck Injuries
A verdict for a 46-year-old man whose neck was injured by a falling traffic sign struck by a motor vehicle. The offer before trial was $325,000.
$2,850,000 Brachial Plexus Injury
We've recovered a settlement in a motor vehicle accident case where the client sustained a brachial plexus injury with surgeries.
$2,500,000 Serious Injuries
We've recovered a settlement after a verdict on liability in a motor vehicle accident case involving two clients who were passengers in an ambulette.
$2,000,000 Neck Injuries
We've recovered a settlement for a 46-year-old woman whose prior neck condition was aggravated by a motor vehicle accident.