Claims Against the Boston Housing Authority

Many, many people each year are injured due to the negligence of the Boston Housing Authority.  Whether it be a slip and fall case, a burn case or any other action against the Boston Housing Authority, there are a some special considerations that are given to these cases. Some of them are the following:

1) Your attorney must send a notice of presentment of the claim, to the executive officer of the BHA, and said letter must contain certain, specific elements;

2) Presentment must be given within two years of the date of the accident;

3) Claims against the Boston Housing Authority are governed by M.G.L. c, 258;

4) There is a three year Statute of Limitations for claims against the Boston Housing Authority;

5) There is generally a $100,000 cap for damages against the Boston Housing Authority.

Should you have any other questions, I would be happy to answer them.