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STATE RISK MANAGEMENT

Types of Claims

Tort Claim

A claim against the State of Nebraska for money only on account of damage to or loss of property or on of account of personal injury or death caused by the negligent or wrongful act or omission of any employee of the State while acting within one’s scope of his or her employment, under circumstances in which the State, if a private person, would be liable to the Claimant for such damage, loss, injury, or death.

A tort claim does not include any claim accruing before January 1, 1970, any claim against an employee of the State for money only on account of damage to or loss of property or on account of personal injury of death caused by the negligent or wrongful act or omission of the employee while acting within the scope of his or her employment occurring on or after August 25, 1989, and any claim allowed under the Nebraska Claims for Wrongful Conviction and Imprisonment Act.

Miscellaneous Claim

A claim against the State of Nebraska for which there is no other specific provision of law for the resolution of such claim. Typical miscellaneous claims include, but are not limited to: reimbursement for an employee’s personal property that was damaged during the course and scope of employment, or a reimbursement of an overpayment.

Uncashed Warrant Claim

A claim to have an uncashed check/warrant reissued.  Checks/warrants expire one year after the date the check/warrant was issued. If a copy of the warrant is not available, an affidavit regarding the lost or missing warrant must accompany the claim form.

Contract Claim

A claim involving a dispute regarding a contract between the State of Nebraska (including a State Agency, Board and/or Commission) and the Claimant.  The Contract Claim Act does not cover employment contracts under the State Personnel System or the State Employees Collective Bargaining Act.

Foster Parent Claim

(This form is only for those foster parents of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services)

A foster parent claim may be filed when a foster child(ren) has been involved in an incident resulting in property damage or bodily injury to others.

Nebraska Risk Management Association, NRMA, has been hired by the State of Nebraska to adjust all property, automobile, crime and foster parent claims.  Foster parent claim forms should be sent directly to NRMA for processing. The address is listed on the claim form.

 

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