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Claims Against the State of MichiganUpdated 1/17/2014
GENERAL INFORMATION PERTAINING TO ALL CLAIMS
In accordance with MCL 600.6419 (10) or MSA 27A.6419, the State Administrative Board is vested with authority upon advice of the Attorney General to consider and allow claims against the State of Michigan, its departments, officers, and colleges and universities for an amount less than $1,000.00 for the loss of personal property or personal injury.
If your claim against the State of Michigan is for $1,000.00 or more, you may decide to file a
1. Print out the DTMB-1104 - Form
Page two is the instruction sheet and does not need to be sent in with the form.
2. Fill out the DMB-1104 form according to the instructions sheet.
3. Gather and copy any documents necessary to prove your claim.
WE DO NOT RETURN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS,
4. THE FORM MUST BE SIGNED AND NOTARIZED.
5. DON'T CROSS OUT ANY TEXT PRINTED ON THE FORM.
6. To send the form - Follow the instructions on page two for the claim form.
CLAIMS BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Administrative Guide 0620.08 covers claims made by the general public.
You may print out the DTMB-1104 claim form here, or a prisoner may request a DMB-1104 claim form from the Grievance Coordinator at the correctional facility where you are incarcerated.
After filling the form out and gathering the documentation needed to prove your claim, give the claim and documentation to the Grievance Coordinator at your facility per the instructions on page two of the claim form.
Administrative Guide 0620.06 covers claims made by prisoners.
For faster claim resolution, you may turn the completed claim form in to your department's Human Resources Office or Finance Office.
If you want to mail the claim in, send it to the address on the page two of the form.
Pursuant to MCL 600.6420 or MSA 27A.6420, your Department Director may choose to resolve any employee's claim of $500.00 or less,
Administrative Guide 0620.07 covers claims made by State Employees.
In order to appeal a claim denied by the Department of Transportation, please send an email to
You can cut and paste the following into the email:
I want to appeal my claim originally denied by the Department of Transportation.
My full name is (Insert your first and last name.)
I filed my claim at the Regional Transportation Service Center in (Insert name of City.)
Claims for highway defects are decided under MCL 691.1402.
Michigan law does not provide claimants with an appeal process for State Administrative Board decisions.
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