Q: I heard that the government has immunity in situations when you're injured on public property. Are there any exceptions?
A: Sure there are. It depends on the facts. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
A: There isn't immunity for injury on any government property--in fact property is an exception to "sovreign immunity." It can be complicated so let's make it simple. If you were hurt on property, went to a doctor, contact a member of the Mass Academy of Trial Lawyers. They give free consults.
A: It is possible to still make claims, but the best first step is to seek a free consultation from an attorney who concentrates in these types of MA cases. One example: there is a $5000 cap to damages that you can receive for injuries caused by a defect in a public way (sidewalk or street). Call an attorney so more questions can be asked of your situation.
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