inverse condemnation

national inverse condemnation lawyers

We provide legal support on government actions that affect your property

Sometimes there are decisions by local, state or federal government officials that directly impact your private property. Inverse condemnation lawsuits occur when private property has been damaged or seized by the government for public purposes without compensation to the property owner.

The Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution offers protections and compensation for loss to private property. Inverse Condemnation is a complicated area of law with varying jurisdiction rules and cases are heard within federal courts. It takes a skilled and accomplished attorney to represent your best interests and to challenge the government in and out of court. Galindo Law is tried and true in the practice of inverse condemnation law and stand ready to help you win.


government release of reservoirs

We advocate for property owner rights for flooding resulting from the release of stormwater

When government officials make a decision to perform a "controlled release" of reservoirs and the outcome damages home or businesses, they could be held liable.  Inverse condemnation lawsuits give property owner's the right to pursue compensation for their loss when government actions intentionally damage or take away their private property.  The trial lawyers at Galindo Law protect your constitutional rights for fair compensation, representing you and counseling you throughout the process. 


Why do I need an inverse condemnation lawyer?

Establishing that your constitutional rights were violated by the government can be extremely complex as there are varying jurisdiction rules and processes. Having an experienced trial attorney that understands this complicated area of law, and who can file action on your behalf, may be a necessity depending on the details of your case.

How can Galindo Law help?

For over 21 years, we have been protecting the rights of home and business owners on their property damage insurance claims. We have the knowledge and dedication to fight for your rights.
Galindo Law has a proven track record of going to trial and winning. We secure millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients every year.

What if I didn't have flood insurance during a reservoir release?

To pursue an inverse condemnation claim from a government reservoir release, flood insurance is not required. Also, most insurance companies do not cover flooding under standard policies and an inverse condemnation lawsuit might be your only option to recover damages from flooding under these circumstances.