Loss Control

April Showers Bring May... Stormwater Property Claims?

By  Casey Clopton | 5/2/2024 10:00 am

Learn how to work with water, not against it. Property Conservation Consultant Casey Clopton expands on ways you can mitigate losses when spring showers arrive, as well as throughout the year.

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Liability for Poorly Maintained Municipal Sidewalks

By  Paul Chambliss | 4/4/2024 10:00 am

Sidewalks play a vital role in the total transportation needs of a municipality and they deserve our adequate attention. Many municipal officials face the recurring question of what to do about the poor condition of the sidewalks in their municipalities.

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PEP's Extensive Training Program for Members

2/8/2024 7:10 am

Public Entity Partners strongly invests in providing our members with numerous training opportunities throughout the year to help improve employee safety, reduce liability and preserve public resources. These opportunities include in-person training, webinars, our annual Risk & Insurance Symposium, online training and scholarships for various risk management educational opportunities.

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Register for the Police Risk Management Conference

2/8/2024 7:05 am

There is still time to register for the 2024 Legal & Liability Risk Management Institute’s Police Risk Management Conference, to be held April 29 - May 1 at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin. Public Entity Partners is proud to be co-sponsoring this event and encourages all who can attend to register early. This year’s theme is “Putting a Vest on Claims – Litigation – Losses.”

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Risk & Insurance Symposium 2024

2/8/2024 7:00 am

Save the date for Public Entity Partners’ 2024 Risk & Insurance Symposium, scheduled for Aug. 21-23 at the Cool Springs Marriott in Franklin. This three-day, in-person educational and networking event will provide attendees with courses aimed at local government risk management and touch on emerging risk exposures.

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Why You Need a Property Conservation Program

By  George Dalton | 1/11/2024 6:50 am

As many of you know, we are experiencing one of the hardest property insurance markets in decades. This market is characterized by a period of increased scrutiny and stricter underwriting standards by insurers and reinsurers.

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Excellence in Risk Management PRIMA Scholarship

By  Tahtia Mitchell | 1/11/2024 6:40 am

Applications for the “Excellence in Risk Management” Scholarship for the 2024 National Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) Conference will be available on Jan. 31. The goal of this scholarship is to promote professional public risk management by providing greater educational opportunities, training and peer networking opportunities to risk managers, safety directors and other public employees who have risk management responsibilities.

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PEP Co-Sponsoring LLRMI's Police Conference

1/11/2024 6:35 am

The 2024 Legal & Liability Risk Management Institute’s Police Risk Management Conference is scheduled for April 29 to May 1 at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin. Public Entity Partners is proud to be co-sponsoring this event and encourages all who can attend to register early. This year’s theme is “Putting a Vest on Claims — Litigation — Losses.”

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New Facilities to Add to Your Property Policy?

1/11/2024 6:30 am

Many of Public Entity Partners’ members make frequent changes to their properties and facilities. From improving existing structures to beautifying a park, building a new fire station or acquiring a new facility, making informed decisions on which locations you have insured for property coverage is an important risk management responsibility.

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Winter Weather Risks Property Loss Prevention

By  Carly Salah | 12/7/2023 7:45 am

In our previous newsletter, it was shared that we are currently in a hard property insurance market. This market is characterized by a period of increased scrutiny and stricter underwriting standards by insurers and reinsurers. During these times, obtaining insurance coverage becomes more challenging and property premiums tend to rise significantly. According to Business Insurance magazine, property rates saw a double-digit average increase earlier this year and North American property insurance buyers will see continued property insurance rate hikes in 2024.

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