MUNICIPAL AND SUPERVISOR LIABILITY
The Sanders Firm, P.C.: Municipal and Supervisor Liability
The Sanders Firm, P.C. in New York City offers services dedicated to defending your civil rights, including handling cases that involve municipal and supervisor liability. Municipal and supervisor liability pertains to local and state governments and their agencies accused of violating someone’s civil rights. This area of the law applies to law enforcement, school systems, welfare agencies, child protection entities, zoning boards, and others.
Civil Rights Violations
The scope and breadth of civil rights violations related to municipal and supervisor liability is vast. Violations may include, for example, law enforcement infringing upon your civil rights during a domestic violence incident or a school system violating your rights in terms of providing appropriate support services for your child. Disciplinary actions, application procedures for and decisions related to public services, and rights pertaining to municipal decisions concerning land use are some of the general areas in which your civil rights can be compromised.
The law holds that both municipalities, such as towns and cities, and those who hold supervisory positions in municipalities, including heads of departments, mayors or board chairpersons, can be sued for violating your civil rights. In accordance with the law, violations include those related to discrimination, retaliation, and harassment.
Protecting Your Rights
After reading this section on municipal and supervisor liability provided by New York City’s The Sanders Firm, P.C., if you believe you’ve been the victim of a civil rights violation it’s important to take action. Protecting your rights in relationship to municipalities and supervisors in those municipalities is essential to your welfare, freedom, and well-being. No one should accept a violation of their civil rights, and it is important to remember that those in supervisory positions in public entities and the entities themselves that represent the law have a responsibility to act in accordance with all laws, including those related to your civil rights.
Contact a Civil Rights Attorney
If you have questions or concerns regarding your civil rights or believe there is municipal or supervisor liability in a civil rights violation that has affected you, contact The Sanders Firm, P.C. in New York City. We work closely with each of our clients, giving them the personalized service they need to make sure their civil rights are protected.
When you contact The Sanders Firm, P.C. we will listen to your complaint, review the facts, and provide you with information regarding what course of action to consider. We will work with you and be your voice for justice. At The Sanders Firm, P.C., we are passionate about civil rights.