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Municipality Lawsuits

New York Municipality Lawsuit Attorneys

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 personal 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 Paris & Chaikin, PLLC 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 (212) 742-0476 if you’re ready to pursue your claim.

Types of Municipal Lawsuits

Municipalities can be responsible for your personal injuries in a wide variety of circumstances.

Your injuries can occur as the result of:

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 New York municipality lawsuit attorneys at (212) 742-0476.

Our Results Speak for Themselves

Millions of Dollars Recovered for the Injured
  • 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 plat the instrument.

  • Pedestrian Knockdown $2.8 Million

    Our 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.

  • Bus Accident $2.1 Million

    A mediated settlement was reached on the eve of trial on behalf of our client who was a driver of a motor vehicle which was struck in the rear by a bus.

  • Pedestrian Accident $2 Million

    Our 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

    Our 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

    Our 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 our client cut him off.

  • Car Accident $1.25 Million

    Our 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. In the accident, the plaintiff suffered multiple fractures, which required surgery.

  • Slip & Fall $1.2 Million

    Our client tripped and fell coming out of a bar in Staten Island, sustaining injuries to her knee, neck, and back.


Client Testimonials

Real Stories from Real People
  • “For any questions or concerns I had, I could reach out to him anytime. Although Ian was my attorney, everyone in the office kind, generous and friendly to me, like I've known them for years.”

    - Shanee B.
  • “Had an excellent all-around experience! They really cared about my well being from beginning to end. Always available and I would highly recommend them.”

    - Peter M.
  • “Ian & Jason, along with their staff, work tirelessly to ensure you will receive maximum compensation for your injury! They take care of everything from A-Z making the whole process as seamless as possible!”

    - Natanel B.
  • “Best law firm in the state of New York with an awesome staff.”

    - Phil S.

Why Hire Paris & Chaikin, PLLC?

Your Recovery is Our Priority
  • Concierge-Level Service

    Our commitment to taking care of our clients is unrivalled. We even offer a luxury car service to take clients to and from our office.

  • Maximum Recovery

    Our legal team not only strives for victory, but also takes every conceivable step to maximize your recovery in the process.

  • Access to Experts

    We hire the best in the field and work with top experts, specialists and investigators to fight for the recovery that you deserve. 

  • Individualized Legal Care

    We are committed to providing you with undivided attention & to tailoring our approach to the needs of your case.

  • Client-Centered Approach

    For our firm, it is not about the money - we take profound joy in helping you get the justice that you deserve.

  • A Proven Record of Results

    Our fearless attorneys are not afraid to go to trial & have recovered millions of dollars in recoveries for injured clients. 

Meet Our Attorneys

Our attorneys are fearless advocates who aren't afraid to battle the insurance companies to recover the compensation you deserve.