Water Damage Can Be an Unmitigated Disaster

Posted by Jeff Taxier on April 25, 2018 at 9:24 AM

Water damage to physical property remains the most common type of loss in most parts of the country. There are a few states, like Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado, where hail and wind prevail, but damage by water is far more common for most public entities. It can be caused by, rain, wear and tear to plumbing and other infrastructure or simple negligence. Whatever the cause, the longer the water damage goes untreated, the worse the damage gets and the more expensive the repairs become.

Active Shooter / Workplace Violence Insurance and Risk Protection

Posted by Paul Marshall on March 5, 2018 at 3:28 PM

Millennials in the Insurance Industry

Posted by Molly Owen on February 5, 2018 at 9:29 PM

The Ins and Outs of Wrongful Prosecution Lawsuits

Posted by Michael and Ben on December 6, 2017 at 10:58 AM

The Tale of Two Cases: Understanding Cyber Liability

Posted by Nick Webster on September 20, 2017 at 12:16 PM

Two recent cases highlight the importance of understanding the nuances of insurance coverages pertaining to cybercrime and liability.

The Keys to Managing Water Loss

Posted by Jeff Taxier on September 12, 2017 at 9:20 AM

Building a Rock-Solid Risk Control Plan

Posted by Ariel Jenkins on August 9, 2017 at 11:12 AM

You are now assigned safety and risk management duties for your organization. Now what? Where do you start? Fundamentally, the past is one of the best indicators of the future. Therefore, it is best to get a snapshot of what the lack of safety and ineffective risk management has produced in the form of losses or claims. For risk control plan building purposes, it is recommended to review and analyze claims data from a minimum of 48 months from the most current data. In this context, analyze means to determine which categories of claims are the most frequent and/or severe.

PRIMA Institute 2017

Posted by Marilyn Rivers on May 31, 2017 at 12:18 PM

Preparing to Market Your Public Entity

Posted by Bradley York on May 24, 2017 at 9:17 AM

Getting ready to market your public entity for property and casualty insurance coverage can be a challenging and lengthy process filled with a multitude of questions, forms and risk reviews. Basically, your entity has three options to consider when it comes to finding property and casualty coverages; you can access coverage through a self-funded risk pool, pure self-insurance or a traditional, yet specialized, insurance carrier.

Considerations for Drone Use in Law Enforcement and Other Departments Within a Public Entity

Posted by James Robb on October 11, 2016 at 9:01 AM

You get a call from the chief of police about using a drone in his department. They are excited about the many uses in law enforcement, such as surveillance on rooftops where snipers may be or have been, traffic accident investigations where there is a big traffic jam, and various other things. He asks what they need to do to start operating; they can buy one online with fancy cameras for only a few hundred dollars.

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