Orange County Personal Injury Attorney
Government immunity is precisely what it sounds like: the inability to file lawsuits against the government, government employees and government officials. This legal concept was developed to ensure that a state or federal government did not have to base policy decisions on the possible litigation of the outcome of their decisions. Imagine a world where the outcome of a lawsuit allowed an individual to control some or all of a government’s actions. It would be paralyzing, and government immunity partially protects counties, states, the federal government, courts, schools, police departments, legislatures and many other government agencies.