The Sanders Firm, P.C.: Governmental Entity Defense

Many times those who contact The Sanders Firm, P.C. in New York are looking to bring a civil rights lawsuit against a government entity. Such a lawsuit requires an experienced and knowledgeable attorney who is willing to shepherd your case along a long and winding path. Governmental entities, which include state and local municipalities and the federal government, are well equipped to defend themselves against lawsuits. Additionally, they may very well have the law on their side. However, governmental entities are not immune from the law and they can certainly be liable in civil rights lawsuits.

Governmental Entity Lawsuits

Individuals alleging civil rights violations may be filed against governmental entities. A governmental entity may be liable in cases where they have clearly violated your civil rights as outlined in the Fourth, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendments and in other parts of the United States Constitution.

In these cases, one must be able to prove that the governmental entity acted in a discriminatory fashion or that it violated rights related to areas such as reasonable cause, search and seizure, equality protection of the laws and other such provisions. Cases against governmental entities often have repercussions for vast amounts of people although they often involve an individual suing the government.

Specifics Regarding Violations

The Sanders Firm, P.C. has found civil rights cases filed against governmental entities must be specific regarding violations, and they must be well documented. This is the case with any lawsuit, but in these cases, governmental entities have their own built-in defense regarding their purpose, procedures, and mission. They also have resources that individual citizens do not have, allowing them to fight lawsuits assiduously. Thus, working on such a lawsuit means a major commitment on the part of our firm. Of course, in cases of merit we are happy to make such a commitment.

Fighting Governmental Entities

At The Sanders Firm, P.C., which is located in New York City, we are passionate advocates for those who feel there civil rights have been violated by a governmental entity. If you believe, you have a civil rights case against a municipal, state or federal agency, and then contact The Sanders Firm, P.C. After reviewing your case, we will offer you an assessment of your potential lawsuit and provide with advice that is backed by knowledge and experience. We promise to passionately defend your civil rights, provide you with individualized service, and offer you the finest legal representation possible, The Sanders Firm, P.C. is ready to work with you and be your voice for justice.