Governmental Liability

Walton Lantaff has extensive experience in the successful defense of municipalities, police organizations, governmental agencies, schools and counties and of their employees and agents in all areas of governmental liability. This includes the successful representation in state and federal court of civil rights violation claims, including those under 42 U.S.C. Sections 1981, 1983 and 1985 including claims of excessive force, conditions of confinement, freedom of speech, and for denial or delay of medical care. This includes assault and battery, sexual battery, malicious prosecution, false arrest, abuse of process, and vehicle accident cases.

The firm represents governmental entities in all aspects of workers’ compensation cases including cases under the Heart and Lung and the Hepatitis presumptions.

The firm represents licensed adjusters and insurance companies in disputes regarding adjuster licensing and disciplinary proceedings.

The firm represents attorneys, realtors and accountants in grievance and licensing disputes.

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