Top Considerations for Hosting Special Events

Posted by Bradley York on October 10, 2018 at 9:50 AM

From farmers markets and festivals to parades and races, special events draw crowds and bring communities together but also bring an increased risk of liability to your public entity.

Addressing Unemployment Claim Exposures: The Risk Management Perspective

Posted by Sheldon Altschuler on September 12, 2018 at 9:31 AM

I’m possibly facing an uphill battle here – how in the world will I convince public entity risk managers that their internally driven unemployment activity is a part and parcel component of the larger risk management function?

Critical Steps to Designing an Effective Project Insurance Program

Posted by Shon DeVries on August 8, 2018 at 9:46 AM

There are five important steps that should be taken prior to the start of a project, which will help determine the “best fit” insurance program. While these steps are most often applied to large complex projects, following the general procedures can be very helpful in designing cost effective insurance for projects of all sizes.

What Risk Managers Should Consider When Employing Tactical Medical Support in SWAT Operations

Posted by Robert Marinelli on May 23, 2018 at 9:33 AM

By all accounts, it appears that the number of medical personnel participating in heavily armed raids is on the rise.

In the mid-1960s, major police departments around the U.S. began employing Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams: heavily armed, specially trained officers who can act swiftly and decisively in volatile situations. Although the exact figure is unknown, it's safe to say that today a majority of municipalities use SWAT teams.

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

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