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MAKING AN INJURY CLAIM AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT: FLORIDA
HOW TO BRING A CLAIM AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT IN FLORIDA
Claims against a government entity have several notice requirements that must be satisfied prior to bringing suit. The claimant must place the Department of Financial Services and the particular government entity on notice within 3 years of the loss.
WHAT CAN THE STATE OF FLORIDA BE SUED FOR?
Generally, the State of Florida will allow those who are injured by the government or governmental employee, if:
1) The injury was caused by the negligence or wrongful act or omission,
2) Claimant's losses can be compensated with monetary damages, and
3) The circumstances are such that the negligent party would have been liable as a private party.
There are some limitations to bringing a claim against the State of Florida and it is important that you speak with one of our qualified attorneys now to see what type of compensation you may be entitled to.
If you or someone you know was injured by a government vehicle in a car accident have them call me on my cell today.