Governments can often be the target of lawsuits and that means your tax money is at stake.
How much money is at risk can vary depending on the case and the municipality. That is the focus of a special report tonight.
While the big dollar out of court settlements make headlines, the City of Erie and Erie County both have insurance policies to pay for larger claims.
According to numbers provided by officials, more often than not, there is no big payout. In fact, there is no payout at all.
Watch the special report tonight at 6 p.m.