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?

How Public Insurers & Pools Can Positively Influence Police Operations

Posted by Richard Spiers on March 6, 2019 at 9:47 AM

In the last few years, the Federal Department of Justice (DOJ) has reduced their involvement in case investigations and engaging practice consent decrees against local police departments. With that oversight being reduced, the role of public entity insurers and municipal pools has taken on a larger role.

Pools become experts regarding any litigation trends in their state, but they can also learn about changes taking place all around the country by having discussions with their excess or reinsurance carrier.

Trending Issues for Pools

Posted by Scott Moss on July 19, 2016 at 12:51 PM

Municipal insurance pools are an excellent example of local governments working together to create efficiencies, preserve resources, and create value.

As a manager for a municipal pool, I offer my Top 10 Trending Issues for Pools: