Public Authorities Law Section 540
Actions against the authority
1.In every action against the authority for damages, for injuries to real or personal property, or for the destruction thereof, or for personal injuries, the complaint shall contain an allegation that at least thirty days have elapsed since the demand, claim or claims upon which such action is founded were presented to a member of the authority, or to its secretary, or to its chief executive officer and that the authority has neglected or refused to make an adjustment or payment thereof for thirty days after such presentment.
2.Except in an action for wrongful death, an action against the authority for damages for injuries to real or personal property, or for the destruction thereof, or for personal injuries, alleged to have been sustained, shall not be commenced more than one year and ninety days after the cause of action therefor shall have accrued, nor unless a notice of claim shall have been filed within the time limit established by and in compliance with General Municipal Law § 50-E (Notice of claim)section fifty-e of the general municipal law.
3.An action against the authority for wrongful death shall be commenced in accordance with the notice of claim and time limitation provisions of title eleven of article 9 (General Provisions)article nine of this chapter.
Section 540 — Actions against the authority,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/PBA/540 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).