Abilene Texas Tort Claims Act Attorney | Lawyers that Sue Abilene or Texas

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

Sec. 2-1. - Notice of tort claims against city.
Before the city shall be liable for damages for the death or personal injuries of any person, the person injured, if living, or his representative, if dead, shall give the city manager notice in writing of such death or injury, duly verified, within thirty (30) days after same has been sustained, stating in such written notice when, where and how the death or injury 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 or injury, and the names and addresses of all the witnesses upon whom it is relied to establish the claim for damages, failure to so notify the city manager within the time and in the manner specified herein shall exonerate, excuse and exempt the city from any liability whatsoever.

and the City of Abilene has the following:

Sec. 125.     Notice of injury or damage.

The city [of Abilene] shall never be liable for any personal injury, whether resulting in death or not, unless the person 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 file a notice in writing with the city secretary within six (6) months after the same has occurred, stating specifically in such notice when, where and how the exact injury occurred, the full extent of the injury, the amount of damages claimed or asserted, and a list of persons, if known, who witnessed the injury. The city shall never be liable for any claim for damage or injury to personal property unless the person whose personal property has been injured or damaged, or someone in his behalf, shall file a claim in writing with the city secretary within six (6) months after said damage or injury occurred, stating specifically when, where and how the injury was sustained. The person giving notice under this section shall subscribe his name to the notice under oath that the statements and facts contained in said notice are true and correct.

(Ord. No. 10-1997, pt. 3(h), 2-27-97; Ref. of 5-3-97)

City Secretary's office for the City of Abilene

Danette Dunlap, TRMC
City Secretary
Tiffni S. Hererra, TRMC
Assistant City Secretary    
P O Box 60
Abilene  TX 79604    


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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