Maryland Tort Claims Act filing requirements:

A. The Treasurer’s denial of a claim under COMAR is subject to review only pursuant to State Government Article, §12-108, Annotated Code of Maryland.

B. An action shall be filed in the appropriate court within 3 years after the cause of action arises.

C. Service of the complaint and accompanying documents is sufficient only if made on the Treasurer.

D. An action may not be instituted unless the:

(1) Plaintiff first has submitted a written claim to the Treasurer in accordance with COMAR 25.02.03 within 1 year after the injury, loss, or damage to person or property that is the basis of the claim; and

(2) Treasurer has denied the claim finally in accordance with COMAR