Lafayette, IN asked in Personal Injury and Gov & Administrative Law for Indiana

Q: Involved in an accident with concert traffic "cops" who didn't know what they were doing

- if the town allowed them to do this, can I sue the town?

1 Lawyer Answer

Ary Avnet

Answered
  • Noblesville, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: You are allowed to sue to the state, city, political entity if you have file a tort claims notice. Historically, the state had immunity from being sued for torts, but when Indiana filed the Tort Claims Act, it allowed Indiana and its political entities to be sued for certain things, including negligence. However, if you are found by a jury to be even 1% at fault for the accident, you are barred from recovering. You should consult with an attorney regarding the specific facts of your case.

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