Posted 2 years ago
By Scott Carlson
For example, only one person has been reimbursed by the city of Lincoln for pothole damage to tires in the past four years. A claims report says, however, that in the past four fiscal years, the city has denied 70 vehicle owners who claimed more than $33,000 in total damage to tires and rims.
People must show that the cities or counties knew about the problems but didn’t fix them within a reasonable amount of time.
Gary Krumland is legal counsel for the League of Nebraska Municipalities, and he says state law begins with the assumption that government cannot be sued.