Public Entity Defense

For over 35 years, Madden & Madden has defended counties, townships, municipalities, public agencies, public officials and public employees throughout this state in a variety of legal actions brought by plaintiffs seeking damages. The attorneys at Madden & Madden are experienced in handling the unique and difficult issues faced by public entity defendants, including but not limited to:

  • Excessive force by law enforcement
  • Prisoners’ civil rights claims
  • Unlawful search and seizure, including unlawful strip searches
  • Wrongful arrest or prosecution
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful Termination
  • 42 U.S.C. §1983
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Retaliation claims
  • Discrimination and Harassment in the public workplace
  • Invasion of federal or state privacy rights
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • New Jersey Law Against Discrimination
  • Tort Claims Act
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Dangerous conditions of public property
  • Property Damage
  • Constitutional claims

The attorneys of Madden & Madden have litigated these claims in New Jersey state and federal courts, both at the trial and appellate level and can provide the necessary advice, guidance and protection on all aspect of public entity claims. Contact us today for further information related to these claims.

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