Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC represents municipalities, government employees, school districts, police departments and other local government agencies against a wide variety of liability claims. Headed by Michele Turner, Nick Cummins, and Ed Bradley our municipal law attorneys have an in depth understanding of the Tort Claims Act, civil rights actions arising under "Section 1983" and the unique needs of government defendants. We routinely defend government agencies against premises liability, automobile accident, property damage and related tort claims arising under state law, focusing on the stringent requirements of the Tort Claims Act, and successfully trying these cases to verdict. We frequently represent police officers and municipalities in police liability claims, including claims for false arrest, malicious prosecution, excessive force, denial of access to the courts, and Monell liability, as well as non-police employees in attempts to assert constitutional claims based upon their work on behalf of the municipality.
Claims against municipalities and their employees present special challenges and implicate unique areas of the law. Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg has the experience and knowledge to brings those claims to a successful conclusion.