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

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

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Tort Liability of Governmental Units

Subchapter C. Exclusions and Exceptions

Subchapter D. Procedures

Sec. 79. Notice of claim for damage or injury.

Before the City shall be liable for damages of any kind involving property damages or personal injuries or otherwise, the person injured or claiming such damages, or someone in his behalf, shall give the CityManager or City Clerk notice in writing of such damage or injury within thirty (30) days after the same has been received, stating specifically in such notice when, where and how the exact injury or damages occurred and the full extent thereof. The City shall never be liable on account of any damage or injury to person or property arising from or occasioned by any defect in any public street, highway or grounds of any public work of the City, unless the specific defect causing the damage or injury shall have been actually known to the City Manager or City Engineer by personal inspection for a period of at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the occurrence of the injury or damage, unless the attention of the City Manager or City Engineer shall have been called thereto by notice thereof in writing at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the occurrence of the injury or damage and proper diligence has not been used to rectify the defect after actually known or called to the attention of the City Manager or City Engineer of the said city as aforesaid. The notice herein required to be given to the City Manager or City Engineer of the specific defect causing the damage or injury shall apply whether the defect arose from any omission or from the act of the Cityitself through its agent, servant or employee or otherwise. (Prop. 1, 5-5-90)

     Annotation­Notice requirement applies only to persons capable of giving it, City of Tyler v. Ingram, 157 SW 2d 184.

City Mayor office for the City of Tyler

Barbara Bass
Mayor
212 N. Bonner Avenue
Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 531-1250

 

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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