Tort Limits Change on July 1, 2012
The Office of the State Court Administrator has posted new property damage liability limits on their website. The limits apply to all Oregon public bodies. The new limits are $104,300 for any single claimant and $521,400 for multiple claimants. These new limits are effective July 1, 2012.
As a reminder, ORS 30.271 and 30.272 sets out the annual adjustments to the limitations of liability of public bodies for personal injury and death. State agencies limits are now $1,800,000 for any single claimant and $3,600,000 for all claimants. The local public body limits are $600,000 for any single claimant and $1,200,000 for all claimants. These limits apply to all causes of action arising on or after July 1, 2012 and before July 1, 2013.
If you have questions, please call 503-373-7475.