Property & Liability
The Property & Liability Claims Section investigates, evaluates, negotiates and settles claims for: State property, State vehicles, Liability claims, and Cyber claims.
Separate loss report forms are available for auto accidents, cyber claims, property losses and liability claims (other than auto related losses).
Forms may also be obtained by contacting the Claims Section at:
(602) 542-2180 in Phoenix.
Arizona Department of Administration
Property and Liability Claims
100 North 15th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Telephone: (602) 542-2180
State of Arizona Reporting Liability Claims
All losses must be reported as soon as possible to Risk Management at (602) 542-2180 in Phoenix. Agencies must report all liability claims within 1 day if there is bodily injury, death, or if damage is expected to exceed $10,000. All other liability claims are to be reported within 10 days.
Defense of Liability Lawsuits
The majority of lawsuits covered under the Risk Management Program are defended by the Attorney General's Office. However, in certain circumstances, outside counsel will be hired to represent the interest of the state.
Reporting Property Claims
All losses must be reported to Risk Management at (602) 542-2180 in Phoenix or at (520) 628-6700 in Tucson. Agencies must report significant property damages within 1 day if damages are expected to exceed $10,000. All other losses must be reported as soon as possible, but no longer than 10 days from the date of discovery. Property losses not reported to Risk Management within 90 days of the date of discovery will not be covered. (See Administrative Code R2-10-104)
State Agencies - Refer to the Property Loss Reporting Process workflow for instructions for reporting a loss through the Origami Risk claims system.
Reporting Property & Liability Claims Charges of Discrimination
A copy of all charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the Arizona Civil Rights Division of the Attorneys' General Office (ACRD) is to be forwarded to Risk Management.