Municipal liability

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Defending municipalities, police departments, commissions, and individual officers from law enforcement liability claims is a primary aspect of the group’s work.

We advocate for municipalities across a broad range claims, including:

  • personal injury, ranging from
  • minor to catastrophic
  • municipal sidewalks and roadways
  • accidents on other municipal property
  • motor vehicle accidents involving municipal vehicle
  • police services and/or police officers
  • negligent building inspection
  • fire and ambulance
  • infrastructure
  • municipal governance and operations
  • municipal licensing
  • environmental liability
  • employment
  • contractual
  • harassment
  • long-term care facilities


At the Law Firm of Vaughn, Weber & Prakope, we have extensive experience at all levels of court and with all forms of dispute resolution. Our top professionals have extensive trial and appellate experience defending regional and local-tier municipalities.