Top Collision Causes in Municipal Fleets

Government drivers are 10% more likely to cause preventable collisions than any other set of drivers. In this session at the PARMA 46th Conference and Expo, Barbara Egan of Lytx DriveCam detailed these collision trends. Drivers are distracted. Vehicles are increasingly complex, drivers are fatigued, skills and risk acceptance vary. The three prevalent collision behaviors […]

Abstract Expressions of Risk Management: The Art of the Org Chart

Risk management is assigned to different departments depending on the needs and organizational structure of each public agency. In this session at the PARMA 46th Conference and Expo, panelists discussed various organizational structures and their related pros and cons. Speakers included: Steve Robles, Assistant Chief Executive Officer for Risk Management and Privacy, County of Los […]

To Hell & Back – Disaster Lessons from Risk Managers

There can be numerous challenges faced during the emergency phase and into the recovery phase of a disaster. At the PARMA 46th Conference and Expo, a panel of County Risk Managers discussed what worked and what failed in their disaster planning, and how a community can survive and bounce back from the unthinkable. Speakers included: […]

Catastrophic Wildfire and Landslide Losses: Trends and Resolutions

There have always been wildfires in California, however, their severity and frequency have become worse. This session at the PARMA 46th Conference and Expo addressed coverage, liabilities and claims handling issues related to wildfire and landslide events. Panelists included: Dennis Timoney, Chief Risk Officer, Special District Risk Management Authority Kevin Hansen, Partner, McCormick Barstow, LLP […]

Public Sector Risk Management Challenges

From budget issues to cyber and active shooter events, public entity risk managers have a lot on their plates these days. This session at the PARMA 46th Conference & Expo offered risk manager and broker perspectives to a range of recent challenges facing the public sector. Presenters included: David Nunley, Risk Manager (retired), City of […]

Critical Sexual Misconduct Issues for Public Entities

Sexual misconduct claims are extremely challenging to manage. This session at the PARMA 46th Conference and Expo examined issues related to these claims, including jury challenges, risk manager involvement, theories of liability and defense strategies. Speakers included: Peter Glaessner, Founding Partner, Allen Glaessner Hazelwood & Werth LLP Steven Werth, Founding Partner, Allen, Glaessner, Hazelwood & […]

Perception Versus Reality in Police Brutality Litigation

At the 2017 PRIMA Annual Conference, a session discussed real-world examples of high-profile police shootings where media coverage and public perception impacted litigation with allegations of police brutality. The speakers included: Michele Molinario – Partner, Jones Skelton & Hochuli PLC John DiCaro – Partner, Jones Skelton & Hochuli PLC Are there more officer-involved shootings now […]

Engaging Your Community: Addressing Your Risk Exposures

Michael Fann, ARM-P, MBA, The Pool-TN and George Dalton, ARM-P, MCM, The Pool-TN address the risk exposure communities are suspect to during a session at the 2017 PRIMA conference. Most members of the general public appreciate the services that the governmental entities provide, but there is potential for the encounter to be negative or adversarial. […]

Addressing Sexual Misconduct and Bullying in Schools

At the 2017 PRIMA Annual Conference, a panel discussed issues pertaining to sexual misconduct and bullying in schools. The panel included: Beth Capek – Vice President, Claims Client Manager, Munich Reinsurance America Lance Hammond – Director Risk Management Department, Clear Risk Solutions Catalina Sugayan – Partner, Sedgwick LLP Sexual Misconduct Sexual misconduct cases can result […]

Addressing Municipalities’ Workers’ Compensation Challenges

This session at the PRIMA 2016 Annual Conference featured a panel of public entity risk managers discussing their biggest workers’ compensation challenges and how they are overcoming them. Presenters included: Mark Walls, Safety National Kimberly George, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. Marilyn Rivers, CPCU, ARM, AIC, City Saratoga Springs, NY Dan Hurley, CSP, ARM-P, MS, […]

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