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Suing the Government – Sovereign Immunity

Under the doctrine called "sovereign immunity," the United States, New York and other states are immune from suit for torts caused by conditions on their property or by acts of their employees and agents.

I was injured while on government property or by a government agent. Can I sue?

What's a Notice of Claim, and who files it?

Are there exceptions to the 90-day filing rule?

How long do I have to sue after I file my Notice of Claim?

I have been injured on municipal property or in an accident caused by the wrongful conduct of a municipal employee:

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