A "Notice of Claim" is a notice to the City of Albany of your claim against the City. The contents of a notice of claim are set forth in the New York General Municipal Law § 50-e (2). A Notice of Claim must include:
- The name and post office address of each claimant, and of his/her attorney, if any
- The nature of the claim
- The time when, the place where and the manner in which the claim arose
- The items of damage or injuries claimed to have been sustained so far as then practicable
The notice of claim shall not state the damages the claimant deems himself/herself entitled to.