Port Arthur Texas Tort Claims Act Attorney | Lawyers that Sue Port Arthur or Texas

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

Section 4. - Notice of Claims.

Before the City of Port Arthur shall be liable for damages for the death or personal injuries of any person or for damages to or destruction of property of any kind, the person injured, if living, or his representative, if deceased, or the owner, his agent, or attorney of the property damaged or destroyed shall give the City Council notice in writing of such death, injury, damage or destruction, duly verified by affidavit, within sixty (60) days after same has been sustained, stating specifically in such written notice when, where, and how the death, injury, damage or destruction occurred, and the apparent extent of any such injury, the amount of damages sustained, the actual residence of the claimant by street and number at the date the claim is presented, the actual residence of such claimant for six (6) months immediately preceding the occurrence of such death, injury, damage or destruction, and in the names and addresses of all witnesses upon whom it is relied to establish the claim for damages; and, the failure to so notify the Council within the time and manner specified herein shall exonerate, excuse and exempt the City from any liability whatsoever. No act of any officer or employee of the City shall waive compliance, or stop the City from requiring compliance, with the provisions of this Section as to notice.

City Secretary's office for the City of Port Arthur

Sherri Bellard
City Secretary
(409) 983-8115


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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