Notice Requirements of Personal Injury in Massachusetts

Here are some various notice requirements in Massachusetts that you must be aware of if you have been injured:

Defects in public way causing personal injury or property damage – 30 days;

Snow or ice on a public way or private property causing personal injury or property damage – 30 days;

Ski area operators’ negligence causing personal injury to skiers – 90 days;

Federal Tort Claims Act – two years for written presentment;

Massachusetts Tort Claims Act – two years for written presentment;

Hit and run accidents – must notify police and insurer within 24 hours of the accident.