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The tort claims act lawyers at Patterson Law have handled local tort claims act, state tort claims act and federal tort claims act cases. A tort claims act is essentially a list of procedures that an injured party must follow, if they wish to make a claim against the government. Tort claims acts all have notification requirements that are strictly enforced. A tort claims act lawyer should send the notice to the appropriate governmental entity in writing to make certain that all claims are preserved and may be pursued against all potential defendants. Governments are also immune to certain types of claims and often their liability is governed by different standards than simple negligence. The tort claims act lawyers at Patterson Law include Maria Patterson a former associate attorney for the Prince George’s County Office of Law. Tort claims act lawyer Maria Patterson defended Prince George’s County and their employees in dozens of complex civil claims. She routinely sought the dismissal of cases on the grounds that Prince George’s County or their employees were immune from suit. In addition, Maria Patterson has argued for the dismissal of cases for failure to comply with the notice requirements of the applicable tort claims acts. In many of Maria Patterson’s cases local and state government employees were accused of concurrent acts of negligence leading to a single injury. In these cases, Maria Patterson worked with both State Tort Claims Acts as well as Local Tort Claims Acts.