N.Y. Public Authorities Law Section 841
Actions against authority


In any case founded upon tort a notice of claim shall be required as a condition precedent to the commencement of an action or special proceeding against the authority and the provisions of General Municipal Law § 50-E (Notice of claim)section fifty-e of the general municipal law shall apply.


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 intention to commence such action and of the time when and place where the damages were incurred or sustained, together with a verified statement showing in detail the property alleged to have been damaged or destroyed and the value thereof, or the personal injuries alleged to have been sustained and by whom, shall have been filed in the principal office of the authority within ninety days after such cause of action shall have accrued.


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.

Source: Section 841 — Actions against authority, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBA/841 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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