The personal injury lawsuit game changes a lot when you’re hurt on government property. Find out why and what you can do so you get fair compensation.
You’re walking down the street to nearby city hall. As you go, you cross over from private property occupied by a business to government property.
Even though you’ve moved forward just another couple feet, your slip-and-fall happened while on government property.
And now the rules change. A lot.
Texas government has written itself special rules to reduce liability in such cases. You could make the argument this reduces the burden on taxpayers.
…But it also means you have much more difficulty recovering fair compensation if you slip and fall on government property.
Here’s what’s different:
Far Shorter Time to File Your Claim
Called the “statute of limitations,” you have two years to file your claim when injured on private property.
However, when you suffer an injury on government property, this falls to […]