Grand Prairie Texas Tort Claims Act Attorney | Lawyers that Sue Grand Prairie or Texas

Grand Prairie Texas Tort Claims Act lawyers may pursue cases against state the Texas, the City of Grand Prairie or Dallas 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 Grand Prairie Attorneys

Subchapter A. General Provisions

Subchapter B. Tort Liability of Governmental Units

Subchapter C. Exclusions and Exceptions

Subchapter D. Procedures

Sec. 11-8. - Notice of claims.

(a) The City of Grand Prairie, Texas, shall never be liable for any claim for property damage or for personal injury, whether such personal injury results in death or not, unless the person damaged or injured, 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 injury, shall within ninety (90) days from the date the damage or injury was received given notice in writing to the city secretary of the following facts:

(1) The date and time when the injury or damage occurred and the place where the injured person or property was at the time when the injury was received.
(2) The nature of the damage or injury sustained.
(3) The apparent extent of the damage or injury sustained.
(4) A specific and detailed statement of how and under what circumstances the damage or injury occurred.
(5) The amount for which each claimant will settle.
(6) The actual place of residence of each claimant by street, number, city and state on the date the claim is presented.
(7) In the case of personal injury or death, the names and addresses of all persons who, according to the knowledge or information of the claimant witnessed the happening of the injury or any part thereof and the names of the doctors, if any, to whose care the injured person is committed.
(8) In the case of property damage, the location of the damaged property at the time the claim was submitted along with the names and addresses of all persons who witnessed the happening of the damage or any part thereof.

(b) All notices required by this section shall be effectuated by serving them upon the city secretary at the following location: 317 West College, Grand Prairie, Texas, and all such notices shall be effective only when actually received in the office of the person named above.

(c) Neither the mayor, a city councilmember, nor any other officer or employee of the city shall have the authority to waive any of the provisions of this section.

(d) The written notice required under this section shall be sworn to by the person claiming the damage or injuries or by someone authorized by him to do so on his behalf. Failure to swear to the notice as required herein shall not render the notice fatally defective, but failure to so verify the notice may be considered as a factor relating to the truth of the allegations contained therein.

City Secretary's office for the City of Grand Prairie

City of Grand Prairie
317 College Street
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
(972) 237-8035

 

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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