Personal Injury Claims Against the Government
There are additional that may apply if a case is to be filed against a governmental employee or agent. Below are some examples of when you might have a lawsuit against the government:
Oregon Tort Claim Notice
In the state of Oregon you must give proper Tort Claim Notice within 180 days under O.R.S. 30.275 to preserve your state law claims in relation to any governmental agent or employee. Tort claim notice preserves your Oregon State law claims. If you fail to provide tort claim notice within 180 days, you will lose your state law claims. In some types of cases, there are only state and not federal remedies available. If your case has Federal remedies available, then you may still have a viable case.
Washington State Tort Claim Notice
Under RCW 4.96.020(4) proper tort claim notice must be filed 60 days prior to filing a lawsuit.
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