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Q: Can I Bring an Injury Claim or Suit Against the Government?

A: If your Dallas personal injury case involves the potential liability of a government entity or employee in Texas – for instance, you sustained a slip and fall injury due to a hazard on state-owned property – you cannot simply file against the government. Instead, you must file a formal claim with the appropriate governmental unit within six months of the underlying incident. The claim should include a description of the resulting damages, the time and place of the incident, and a summary account of what happened.

A claim against the government can be even more of a complex undertaking than a regular civil case. To ensure that you don't make any missteps and jeopardize your claim, get help from the knowledgeable Texas injury lawyers at The Law Office of WT Johnson. We will guide you throughout the whole process and inform you of your best options at every turn. And if we're not able to recover you any compensation in the end, you won't owe us a cent. For more information on our firm and the services we provide, call our office at (214) 231-0544 or (800) 738-4046, or submit an online contact form.



Additional Personal Injury Questions & Answers


  1. Can I bring an injury claim or suit against the government?
  2. Can I get compensation if the accident was partially my fault?
  3. How much is my claim or lawsuit worth?
  4. How long will it take to resolve my personal injury case?
  5. The insurance company is offering me a settlement. Should I accept their offer?
  6. What is the modified comparative negligence rule?
  7. What is a catastrophic injury?
  8. When should I file my personal injury claim or suit?

If you would like to discuss your claim with a member of our team, don't hesitate to call us at (214) 231-0544. We're ready to help you, and won't rest until you receive the settlement you deserve.

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