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Click here for the full text of this decision FACTS:The trial court denied the city’s plea to the jurisdiction, which was based in part on the city’s failure to receive notice of respondents’ claim under 101.101 of the Tort Claims Act. The city appealed, and the court of appeals affirmed HOLDING:The petition for review is denied. Actual notice under 101.101(c) requires that a governmental unit have knowledge of the information it is entitled to be given under 101.101(a) and a subjective awareness that its fault produced or contributed to the claimed injury. Texas Dep’t of Crim. Justice v. Simons, ___ S.W.3d ___, ___ (Tex. 2004). The standard applied by the court of appeals was incorrect. However, the parties are not precluded from obtaining a ruling from the trial court under the proper standard. OPINION:Per curiam.

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