Suing the Government Just Got a Little Bit Easier

In New York, before you can begin suing the government for personal injury or property damage, you must file a Notice of Claim within 90 days after the claim arises. Miss the deadline and your claim is usually barred. However, courts do have limited discretion to allow service of a late notice in certain circumstances. Now thanks to a recent court case, it’s a little easier for plaintiffs to bring a lawsuit even if they missed the deadline.

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