Lawsuit Serves as Notice in Claim Against Texas County

 Monday, October 11, 2010

 Insurance Journal

The Texas Supreme Court has determined that a lawsuit filed against a "governmental unit" within six months of an incident can be regarded as sufficient notice under the Texas Tort Claims Act. The high court’s ruling reverses the dismissal by the Court of Appeals for the 14th District of Texas of a suit against a Texas county. The case was remanded back to the trial court.
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