Is the city at all liable for my wreck

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Is the city at all liable for my wreck

I was driving down the road on 22nd and
Garland I was obeying almost all traffic
laws I didn’t have no insurance cuz I
just bought my car when two guys in a
red car came flying down the road and
hit us head on and bent the strut on my
car luckily nobody was really injured
they then got out of the car and ran
away they were being chased by the
police I’ve been told that because it
was a police chase the city is liable
was wondering if this was true

Asked on April 30, 2019 under Accident Law, Kentucky

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

The city may be liable if you can show that the chase was unwarranted by circumstances or was conducted in a negligent or unreasonably dangerous fashion. However showing that may be difficult and suing a city is more complicated that suing a private person. It is likely better to simply pay for the damage yourself than try to recover from. The city.


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