Government Liability

A maze of judicial and statutory immunities that insulate the government from suit in many cases makes governmental liability claims complex. An injured citizen going up against the virtually unlimited resources of the federal government, State of Arizona, or other governmental entity or police department can feel overwhelmed. Fortunately, the G&K Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury and Wrongful Death group is on your side.  Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys have taken on rogue police officers and negligent governmental entities in a variety of claims and cases on behalf of victims of misconduct, obtaining excellent results and justice for their clients.

Representative cases include:

  • Confidential settlement against State of Arizona and mental health care provider for beating death of two young boys.
  • Confidential multi-million dollar settlement for family of woman killed by police officer.
  • $10 million settlement for police negligence.
  • Multi-million dollar settlements in crossover cable barrier cases.
  • $7.5 million class action settlement for police overtime pay.
  • $4.5 million settlement against State of Arizona regarding road design.
  • $4.5 million settlement for corrections/police negligence.
  • $2.5 million settlement for corrections officer negligence.
  • $2.0 million settlement for urban waterway wrongful death.
  • $2.0 million settlement for school district negligence.
  • $1 million settlement for wrongful death claim against U.S. Forest Service.