At Summers, McDonnell, Hudock, Guthrie & Rauch, P.C., our team of experienced and talented trial attorneys regularly defend a wide variety of tort and casualty related litigation filed against political subdivisions and governmental agencies throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
We frequently defend the following entities against civil damage lawsuits:
- Transportation and port authorities
- Redevelopment authorities
- Water and sewer authorities
- School districts
- Housing authorities and police
- Fire and emergency departments
Our attorneys have successfully defended a number of municipalities and governmental agencies at trial against claims involving wrongful death, personal injury and property damage.
Our attorneys have a deep understanding of the intricacies of the legislature’s general grant of immunity to state and local governmental entities, the many enumerated exceptions to immunity and the limitations on damages and other defenses available to state and local governmental entities as provided for under The Pennsylvania Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act, The Sovereign Immunity Act, and when applicable, The Recreation Use of Land and Water Act.