The City has an obligation to maintain its infrastructure. In doing so, it must exercise a reasonable standard of care. The City may be found negligent if it fails to meet the appropriate standard of care, and that failure results in damage or injury to the public.
If you choose to submit a claim against the City, it is important to outline why you believe the City is responsible for your accident and provide proof of your damages. The City will conduct an investigation to determine if it met its maintenance obligations.
If the City did not exercise a reasonable standard of care, the City may be found to be negligent. In that circumstance, the City will attempt to resolve your claim. Any compensation paid to you will be based on proof of damage that has arisen as a result of the City’s negligence. If the City did exercise a reasonable standard of care, your claim will be denied.