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Can a New York Police Officer Sue the City?

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In most cases throughout the United States and certainly here in New York, um workers comp will be the primary remedy when somebody is hurt on the job and the employer is at fault however in New York City a police officer can sue the city directly if they are injured on the job; uh that could be a slip and fall that could be a dog bite that could be an asbestos case. It depends on the facts but yes if you’re a police officer in New York City you can sue the city.

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