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SECTION 540
Actions against the authority
Public Authorities (PBA) CHAPTER 43-A, ARTICLE 3, TITLE 2
§ 540. Actions against the authority. 1. In every action against the
authority for damages, for injuries to real or personal property, or for
the destruction thereof, or for personal injuries, the complaint shall
contain an allegation that at least thirty days have elapsed since the
demand, claim or claims upon which such action is founded were presented
to a member of the authority, or to its secretary, or to its chief
executive officer and that the authority has neglected or refused to
make an adjustment or payment thereof for thirty days after such
presentment.

2. Except in an action for wrongful death, an action against the
authority for damages for injuries to real or personal property, or for
the destruction thereof, or for personal injuries, alleged to have been
sustained, shall not be commenced more than one year and ninety days
after the cause of action therefor shall have accrued, nor unless a
notice of claim shall have been filed within the time limit established
by and in compliance with section fifty-e of the general municipal law.

3. An action against the authority for wrongful death shall be
commenced in accordance with the notice of claim and time limitation
provisions of title eleven of article nine of this chapter.