Holding Your Local Government Accountable!


Buxton Law Group recently & successfully settled a sewer flood case, highlighting the importance of taking legal action against negligent government entities.

On March 23, 2023, Adelina Atkinson and her two daughters, Wynette Abercrombie and Carmella Tate, experienced a horrifying event: their home in the Town of Washington Oklahoma began flooding with raw sewage from the Town of Washington’s sewer line. Despite their efforts to seek assistance from the Town of Washington, they were met with frustration and inaction. It was not until they hired Jim Buxton, a skilled trial lawyer, in May that they started to see progress.

The case of Adelina Atkinson and her daughters sheds light on the importance of taking action against negligent government entities. Their decision to hire Mr. Buxton and pursue legal recourse proved pivotal in quickly and successfully settling their sewer flood case.

Experiencing a sewer flood caused by a city’s negligence can be an overwhelming and scary situation. However, as the case of Adelina Atkinson and her daughters illustrates, homeowners have the right to seek justice and compensation. By understanding the legal avenues available and securing the help of an experienced attorney like Jim Buxton, it is possible to hold negligent government entities accountable for their actions. If you find yourself in a similar situation, don’t hesitate to reach out to Buxton Law Group for a free consultation to explore your options on how the Buxton Law Group can help you navigate the legal process!