If someone else’s negligence causes you harm, assuming the at-fault person or entity is a private party, you always have the option of filing a personal injury lawsuit in your state's civil court system. But what if the government's negligence played a part in your injury?
For example, let's say you were hit by a city bus, or you fall on a broken floor tile at the DMV. Bringing an injury claim against the government can be a little more challenging, at least from a procedural standpoint, but in this section we'll explain how it's done. Choose a state to get started.