Government » City Clerk » Tort Claim
A claim may be made against the City for some types of property damages or personal injuries. This claim against the City is also known as a tort claim, which is enacted by the Kansas Tort Claims Act, K.S.A. 12-105-b.
The claim against the City requires a written notice with the City Clerk or the Governing Body and should contain the following:
A claimant may not take legal action within 120 days after filing the notice of claim, unless the City denies the claim and provides notice before the 120 days expire.
The City Clerk's Office will coordinate the tort claims with the City's risk manager.
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