The Tort Litigation Division defends state agencies and state employees in civil personal injury and property damage suits and appeals throughout the state. Such suits include medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, premise defect, automobile collisions, libel, slander, and wrongful termination. The division also investigates and evaluates pre-litigation claims and provides counsel to state entities on tort and workers’ compensation-related civil matters. In addition, the division pursues subrogation and first-party claims against responsible parties for reimbursement of state expenses or damages to state property caused by wrongful acts.