Baytown Texas Tort Claims Act Attorney | Lawyers that Sue Baytown or Texas

Baytown Texas Tort Claims Act lawyers may pursue cases against state the Texas, the City of Baytown or Harris 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 Baytown Attorneys

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Tort Liability of Governmental Units

Subchapter C. Exclusions and Exceptions

Subchapter D. Procedures

  • Sec. 101.101. Notice.
    • ALSO NOTE - That Baytown, Texas has an additional Notice provision. It reads:

Sec. 4. - Special provision for damage suits.

Before the city shall be liable to damage claim or suit for personal injury or damage to property, the person who is injured or whose property is damaged or someone in his behalf shall give the city manager or the city clerk notice in writing within thirty days after the occurring of the alleged injury or damage, stating specifically in such notice when, where and how the injury or damage was sustained, and setting forth the extent of the injury or damage as accurately as possible, and giving the names and addresses of all witnesses upon whose testimony such person is relying to establish the injury or damage. No action at law for damages shall be brought against the city for personal injury or damage to property prior to the expiration of sixty days after the notice hereinbefore described has been filed with the city manager or the city clerk. After the expiration of the sixty days aforementioned, the complainant may then have two years in which to bring an action of law.

State law reference— Notice of tort claims, V.T.C.A., Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 101.101.

Sec. 2-1. - Waiver of notice of claims against city.

No officer, employee or agent of the city shall have authority to waive any of the provisions of section 4 of article I of the Charter providing for written notice of claim to the city manager or city clerk within 30 days after the occurrence of an injury or damage.

(Code 1967, § 1-7; Ord. No. 2086, § 1, 9-23-76)
Charter reference— Notice of tort claims, § 4.
State law reference— Notice of tort claims, V.T.C.A., Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 101.101.
 

City Manager's office for the City of Baytown

City Manager
P. O. Box 424
2401 Market Street
Baytown, TX 77522
Phone: (281) 420-6500
Fax: (281) 420-7176

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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