Baltimore, MD asked in Car Accidents for New Mexico

Q: Stop sign obstructed by large tree caused a vehicle accident, are we able to sue city for improper maintenance of signs?

We had a stop sign but could not see it due to a large tree covering entire sign which caused us to get into an accident at the intersection. Can the city be held liable for not maintaining signage?

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: City or property owner. Photos ideally. Check papers, news stations etc. Consult a member of the N.Mex.Assn for Justice--they give free consults.Don't give statements over the phone to anyone until you do. Certainly not to the other company.

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