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Fort Worth Texas Tort Claims Act lawyers may pursue cases against state the Texas, the City of Fort Worth or Tarrant County, Texas. In order to accomplish this task, they must follow the rules set forth in the Texas Tort Claims Act.

Texas Tort Claims Act Fort Worth Attorneys

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Tort Liability of Governmental Units

Subchapter C. Exclusions and Exceptions

Subchapter D. Procedures

Section 25. - Notice of claim of damages as prerequisite to suit.

Before the City of Fort Worth shall become liable for damages for death, personal injury or damage to property, the person injured or the owner of the property damaged, or someone in his behalf, or in the event the injury results in death, the person or persons who may have a cause of action under the law by reason of such death, shall file with the City Council written notice of such death, injury, or damage within one hundred eighty (180) days after the same has been sustained, unless good cause is shown for the claimant's failure to file the notice before the expiration of one hundred eighty (180) days. The written notice must reasonably describe the damage or injury claimed, the date and location of the injury or damage, how the injury or damage occurred, the amount of damages, the amount for which the claimant will settle, the residence address of the claimant, the names and addresses of all witnesses upon whom the claimant relies to establish his claim, and, if such notice is not filed within one hundred eighty (180) days, the circumstances establishing good cause for such failure to file. The notice requirements provided by this section do not apply if the City of Fort Worth has actual notice within one hundred eighty (180) days that the death or injury has occurred or that the property has been damaged.

(Ord. No. 10272, § I(IX), 3-16-89, approved 5-6-89)

City Secretary's office for the City of Fort Worth

Mary J. Kayser
City Secretary
City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton
Fort Worth, Texas 76102


Please visit our Federal Tort Claims Act Lawyer page for an understanding of the difference between the state action and the federal action.

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