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

 

Sec. 2-4. - Notice of claims for property damage, personal injury or death.

(a) The city 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 sixty (60) days from the date the damage or injury was received, give 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 the injury was received or property was damaged.
(2) The nature of the damage or injury sustained.
(3) The apparent extent of the damage or injury sustained.
(4) A statement of how and under what circumstances the damage or injury occurred.
(5) The actual place of residence of the claimant by street number, city and state on the date the claim is presented.
(6) 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.
(7) In the case of property damage, the location of the damaged property at the time the claim is submitted along with the names and addresses of all persons who witnessed the happening or the injury or of the damage or any part thereof.
(b) No suit of any nature whatsoever shall be instituted or maintained against the city unless the plaintiff therein shall aver and prove that previous to the filing of the original petition the plaintiff gave notice required under subsection (a).
(c) All notices required by this section shall be effectuated by serving them upon the city secretary at the following location: City Offices, 1105 Houston Street; and all such notices shall be effective only when actually received in the office of the city secretary.

(Ord. No. 85-75, §§ 1—3, 5-21-85)
Editor's note—

Ord. No. 85-75, adopted May 21, 1985, did not specifically amend this Code; hence, inclusion of §§ 1—3 as § 2-4 was at the discretion of the editor.

City Secretary's office for the City of Laredo

Gustavo Guevara
1110 Houston Street
Laredo, TX 78040
P.O.Box 579
(956) 791-7308

 

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