Federal, state, and local governments oversee a wide range of activities that provide people with social welfare and other services. Government employees have an obligation to perform their actions properly and without negligence. In cases of such negligence, you or a loved one can suffer serious abuses or injuries at the hands of the government that is supposed to protect you. The following are examples of government negligence that can give rise to a claim for money damages for the victims of such negligence:
- Police misconduct
- Foster care abuse
- Negligent foster care placement
- Mistreatment in prison/jail
- Prosecutorial misconduct
- Serious injuries on government property
- Sexual abuse in the school system
- Collisions caused by government motor vehicles.
Get Legal Help
If you or a loved one has suffered damages due to governmental negligence, you should retain the services of an experienced trial attorney.
James Bendell is a Coeur d’Alene attorney with three decades of trial experience, including 16 years as an insurance defense attorney representing numerous government agencies in negligence cases. He is now putting this experience to work on the opposite side, as an attorney on behalf of victims of government negligence.
Cases are handled on a contingent fee basis, which means you pay no fee until your case is settled or you receive a monetary award at trial. If you’re in North Idaho, call James at 208-665-4600 or send a quick response email today for a free consultation about your governmental negligence case.