First Responders

Gatlinburg Fire Highlights Mutual Aid

By  Heather Sturtz | 9/14/2023 7:30 am

On Nov. 28, 2016, a small fire in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park quickly created an out-of-control wildfire emergency for Gatlinburg. The community desperately needed assistance and many Public Entity Partners members answered this call.


Risk & Insurance Symposium is Only Two Weeks Away

By  Heather Sturtz | 8/3/2023 5:50 am

The 2023 Risk & Insurance Symposium will be held August 23-25 at the Cool Springs Marriott Franklin. Be sure to join us for an insightful, educational and exciting week.


2023 Risk & Insurance Symposium Topics

By  Heather Sturtz | 6/8/2023 7:10 am

We are less than three months away from Public Entity Partners’ Risk & Insurance Symposium, to be held Aug. 23-25 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. This three-day event is open to all PE Partners members and agents.


Firefighter PTSD and Workers' Compensation Act

5/4/2023 7:00 am

On April 21, 2023, the General Assembly enacted the James “Dustin” Samples Act which creates a presumption that a PTSD diagnosis for a firefighter is an injury occurring in the course and scope of the firefighter’s performance and compensable under workers’ compensation law.


Risk & Insurance Symposium Update

By  Heather Hughes | 8/4/2022 7:30 am

The 2022 Risk & Insurance Symposium is only a few weeks away and is gearing up to be one of the best yet! This year’s Symposium is being held on August 24th - 26th at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, Tennessee.