Can School Pools in Other States Help California Establish Tort Caps?

Posted by Craig Bowlus on May 15, 2019 at 10:34 AM

Like most states, California's school budgets are under extreme pressure. Teachers are bearing the brunt of rising healthcare and retirement costs, while infrastructure is failing without sufficient funds to make necessary repairs. Putting a dent in what schools are paying to settle liability claims would help keep dollars focused where they should be – in providing quality education for our children.  But what is the true impact of those claims?

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.

Identifying and Managing the Risks of Borrowed Employees

Posted by Mollie and Maureen on August 13, 2018 at 9:59 PM

Managing Liabilities Created by Third Parties

Posted by Mollie Werwas on November 6, 2017 at 10:42 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.

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.