Use And Non-Use Of Tangible Personal Property In Public Hospitals Under Section 101.021 Of The Texas Tort Claims Act

Date
1993
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Publisher
Texas Tech Law Review
Abstract

Analyzes waiver of governmental immunity for certain government entities pursuant to the Texas Tort Claims Act. The purpose of this article is to explore the effect and ambiguities of the language in section 101.021, demonstrate the application of section 101.021 to public hospitals, and suggest changes to the Act to resolve uncertainties inherent in litigation under section 101.021.

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Keywords
Waiver, Governmental immunity, Tort, Texas Tort Claims Act, Tangible personal property, Public hospitals, Proximate cause, Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Section 101.021, Comment
Citation
24 TEX. TECH L. REV. 131