Bryan-College Station Texas Tort Claims Act Attorney | Lawyers that Sue Bryan-College Station or Texas

Bryan-College Station Texas Tort Claims Act lawyers may pursue cases against state the Texas, the City of Bryan-College Station or Brazos 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 Bryan-College Station 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 City of Bryan, Texas has an additional Notice provision. It reads:

Sec. 20. - Notices as to damage claims.

(a) Notice to city of defect. The city shall not be liable for damages to anyone resulting from a defect in, obstruction on, or any other matter involving a sidewalk in the city. In addition, the city shall not be liable for damages to anyone resulting from a defect in, obstruction on, or any other matter involving a street, alley, or public place other than any sidewalk, unless it is shown that some person in the employment of the city having responsibility for the work on the streets, alleys, or public places, had actual notice of the defect, obstruction, or other condition, for a sufficient length of time before the injury to have remedied the condition of the street, alley, or public place before the injury was received.

(b) Notice to city of claim. Before the city shall be liable for damages for the death or personal injuries of a person or for damage to or destruction of property, the person injured, if living, or the person's representative, if dead, or the owners of the property injured or destroyed, shall give the mayor or city manager verified notice in writing of the death, injury, or destruction, within 90 days after the occurrence causing the damages, death, or injury, stating when, where, and how the death, injury, or destruction occurred, the apparent extent of the injury, the amount of damages sustained, the residence of the claimant by street number at the date the claim is presented, the residence of the claimant for six months immediately preceding the occurrence of the death, injuries, or destruction, and the names and addresses of all the witnesses upon whom it is relied to establish the claim for damages. Failure to notify the mayor or city manager within the time and in the manner specified shall exonerate, excuse, and exempt the city from any liability; provided, however, that nothing in this subsection shall be construed to affect or repeal the provision in Subsection (a) of this section relating to the liability of the city for damages on account of injuries received on the sidewalks, streets, alleys, and public places of the city.

City of Bryan Mayor and Council
300 South Texas Avenue
Bryan, Texas 77803
(979) 209-5008 / (979) 209-5003 Fax

 

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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