Claim for Damages

Filing Claims for Damages

The Pierce County Claim for Damages Form must be presented to the Department of Risk Management within the applicable period of limitations within which an action must be commenced.

Type or print clearly in ink and sign the Pierce County Claim for Damages Form. The Pierce County Claim for Damages Form must be signed by one of the following:
  • A court-approved guardian or guardian ad litem on behalf of the claimant attorney admitted to practice in Washington State on the claimant’s behalf
  • Attorney in fact for the claimant
  • Claimant
  • Person holding a written power of attorney from the claimant
Provide all requested information and any available documents or evidence supporting your claim, such as police reports, medical records or bills for personal injuries, photographs, proof of ownership for property damages, receipts for property value, etc. If the requested information cannot be supplied in the space provided, please attach additional pages so your claim can be easily understood.

Personal Injury Claims

If you are presenting a personal injury claim, complete, sign and include the medical release form.

Presenting Your Claim

The claim forms must be presented with an original signature and cannot be submitted electronically, such as via email or fax.

Mail or deliver the original claim to:
Pierce County
Department of Risk Management
955 Tacoma Ave. S.
Suite 303
Tacoma, WA 98402