Insurance and Risk Management for State and Local Governments

A complete guide for the attorney advising public entities on the legal issues of risk management.

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A complete guide in three parts for the attorney advising public entities on the legal issues of risk management.

  • Part I introduces the concepts of risk and risk management.
  • Part II deals with the perils and hazards of public entities, specifically governmental tort liability.
  • Part III covers insurance policies and risk management alternatives other than commercial insurance.

Also includes standard Insurance Services Office (ISO) and other forms and checklists.

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Table of contents

Part I Introduction
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Risk Management
Chapters 3–5 Reserved

Part II Identifying The Risk
Chapter 6 Liability Of The Public Entity
Chapter 7 Liability For Legislative Acts, Regulation, And Inspection
Chapter 8 Liability For Civil Rights Violations
Chapter 9 Liability For Law Enforcement Activities
Chapter 10 Liability For Fire Protection Activities
Chapter 11 Liability For Schools
Chapter 12 Liability For Detention Facilities
Chapter 13 Liability For Public Medical Facilities And Services
Chapters 14–15 Reserved
Chapter 16 Liability For Ownership And Maintenance Of Property
Chapter 17 Liability For Pollution And Environmental Damage
Chapters 18–24 Reserved

Part III Covering The Risk
Chapter 25 Property Insurance
Chapter 26 Liability Insurance
Chapter 27 The Public Official Bond
Chapters 28–29 Reserved
Chapter 30 Risk Sharing—Market Insurance Options
Chapter 31 Risk Sharing—Specialized Governmental Options
Chapters 32–39 Reserved
Chapter 40 Claims Administration