Tort Limits Change on July 1, 2015
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 $112,000 for any single claimant and $560,000 for multiple claimants. These new limits are effective July 1, 2015.
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 $2,048,300 for any single claimant and $4,096,600 for all claimants. The local public body limits are $682,800 for any single claimant and $1,365,500 for all claimants. These limits apply to all causes of action arising on or after July 1, 2015 and before July 1, 2016.
If you have questions, please call 503-986-5500.