Los Angeles Government Lawsuits
Navigating the Legal Challenges of Suing Governmental Entities
After a bus accident or public transportation injury, you may need to file a lawsuit against the government entity or agency that owns the public transportation system. Unfortunately for injury victims, dealing with the government can be one of the biggest obstacles to securing fair compensation, as it takes a deep understanding of applicable laws and regulations to navigate a government lawsuit.
That is why other law firms frequently turn to Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP, when they have a case requiring legal action against a public entity. Our Los Angeles law firm knows exactly which steps to take – and the potential pitfalls to avoid – in order to help clients injured in public transportation accidents.
Do you need to bring a government lawsuit in Los Angeles, Southern California, or anywhere in the nation? Call Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP at (866) 634-4525 today.
Holding Government Entities Accountable for Public Transport Accidents
Imagine that you are hit by a car while crossing the street, leaving you with a broken leg and a head injury. In most cases, you would have two full years to decide whether to file a claim against the car’s driver and his or her insurance company. This gives you an adequate amount of time to find out whether your head injury was just a concussion or a brain injury that will cause permanent impairment.
In cases involving government defendants, your deadline to file a claim is much shorter. If you were hit by a bus in the same crosswalk and sustained the very same injuries, you would only have six months to file a claim against a government defendant.
Additionally, all liable parties and all the different theories of recovery and damages must also be included in the initial claim. If any information or evidence is discovered later, it cannot be used to prove liability or document damages. In some complex cases, you may not realize until six months into the case that the liable party is the county, not the city.
Because of these complexities, it’s crucial to carefully construct your government lawsuit from the beginning with a seasoned Los Angeles attorney. Failure to file a claim quickly and properly can leave injury victims without a leg to stand on, unable to pursue financial compensation for damages.
Experienced in Public Transportation Litigation
At Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP, our attorneys have won millions of dollars in compensation for clients injured in a wide range of public transportation accidents throughout Southern California. Each transit system and agency has its own set of rules and jurisdictions. We understand the nuances involved in pursuing these claims and we use this knowledge to our clients’ best advantage.
Our lawyers represent people who were injured in public transportation accidents in Los Angeles, Southern California and the state. To discuss your case, please contact our law firm.
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Our firm has more attorneys on the Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars lists than any other law firm in Southern California, with 15 members selected.
Several partners are active members in the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, with attorneys Browne Greene, Bruce Broillet, and Christine Spagnoli named “Trial Lawyer of the Year."
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