Filing an Electronic Claim Using the eClaim System
Filing Tort Claims Electronically Through the eClaim System
Personal injury and property damage claims (tort claims) must be filed within 90 days from the date of occurrence.
Pursuant to an update to New York State General Municipal Law § 50-e, the Comptroller’s Office provides for the electronic filing of claims against the City via the eClaim system.
To file a tort claim electronically, select, download, and save the appropriate claim form from the eClaim Claim Forms list below. Follow the directions within the claim form. The more information provided, the more useful it will be to the claim investigation.
Please note that you must use Adobe Reader to fill out the claim form. Claim forms not completed using Adobe Reader will not be accepted. If you do not have the plug-in program needed to read these files, please download Adobe Acrobat Reader.
eClaim Claim Forms – Torts
To file a tort claim electronically via the eClaim system, please use the appropriate claim form from the following list:
Once the claim form is complete (including all required fields), save the claim form. Then begin processing the claim in the eClaim system application below.
Frequently Asked Question about Filing an Electronic Claim (FAQs)