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How long do I have to file a claim?
The Tort Claims Act establishes the time limits for filing a claim for money or damages (Government Code § 911.2). Generally a claim relating to death or injury to a person or to personal property should be filed within 6 months from the date of an occurrence.

Claim Form & Instructions

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1. How do I file a claim?
2. How do I obtain a claim form?
3. How long do I have to file a claim?
4. What if the time has expired since the incident occurred?
5. What should I attach to the claim?
6. How many repair estimates do I submit?
7. Can I have the repairs done or do I have to wait for the investigation to be concluded?
8. What do I do if my claim is denied?