Most municipal liability claims are an amalgam of other types of claims. However, municipal liability claims in Connecticut are filled with statutory hazards for the unwary. It is imperative that your defense counsel be well-versed in the latest changes to this area of the law. The main differences between municipal liability claims and other claims are the statutory defenses available in these lawsuits and the addition of employment law matters. In the field of municipal liability, there are more subtle issues regarding public opinion and perception that must be monitored and discussed with the client to ensure that the client is fully aware of their rights and obligations. Several of our lawyers have held posts in various governmental and/or municipal agencies. This gives us a unique perspective as to the client’s point of view.