Brownsville Texas Tort Claims Act Attorney

Brownsville Texas Tort Claims Act lawyers may pursue cases against state the Texas, the City of Brownsville or Cameron 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 Brownsville 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 Brownsville, Texas has an additional Notice provision. It reads:

Section 8. - Rules and regulations governing liability far damages.

The City shall not be liable on account of any claim for specific performance, breach of contract, damages to the person, or to any property, or for any character of tort, unless the person asserting such claim shall give the City written notice of such claim and of the facts upon which it is based within six (6) months from the time it is claimed such cause of action arose, and no such suit shall be instituted or maintained on such claim until the expiration of ninety (90) days from the time such notice shall have been given.

Said written claim shall state the amount of damages claimed and demanded of the city, and to be accompanied by a true statement under oath as to the nature and character and extent of such injury and damages, the time, date and place when and where same happened, the conditions causing the same, with a detailed statement of each item of such damages or injuries, a list of the names and addresses of witnesses, if known to or ascertainable by the affiant, who witnessed said injury or the accident or happening causing the same or the damages resulting from same.

(Ord. No. 93-1270, § 1 (Prop. No. 1), 11-16-1993)
State law reference— Tort claims, V.T.C.A., Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 101.001 et seq.

City Secretary's office for the City of Brownsville

Estela Von Hatten, City Secretary
1034 E. Levee Street
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 548-6001


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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