Addressing Municipalities’ Biggest Workers’ Compensation Challenges

Mark Walls (Vice President – Communications & Strategic Analysis, Safety National) and Kimberly George (Senior Vice President – Corporate Development/M&A/Healthcare, Sedgwick) were joined by the following panel of public risk managers at the 2019 PRIMA Annual Conference to discuss trending topics and challenges in industry workers’ compensation. Jonathan Hall (Executive Director, Garden State Municipal Joint […]

Risk Management Tactics & Trends for Public Entities

The public sector faces a set of unique risks and challenges. In this session at the RIMS 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition, members of the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) discussed trending topics related to public entity risk management. Speakers included: David Demchak, President & CEO, Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency Raymond Sibley, Director of […]

Settlement and Closure of Safety Officer Claims

All too often, public agency loss runs contain a high number of unresolved claims or future medical claims where sworn officers will not consider settlement. It is a phenomenon that every agency grapples with and no one seems to have the solution. This session at the PARMA 2019 Annual Risk Management Conference investigated why this […]

Police Body Cameras: Technology & Usage Issues are Growing

This session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured the following speakers: Richard A. Spiers, CPCU, ARM, ARe Attorney Samuel C. Hall, Jr. Federal and state laws, with input from the ACLU,  are evolving regarding the information collected and stored by cameras. When the cameras should be turned on is another media topic. In addition, issues […]

Local Government on Trial: Wrongful Conviction Lawsuits

This session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured the following speakers: Michael P. It worth – VP & Sr. Unit Manager – Genesis Benjamin C. Eggert – Partner – Wiley Rein LLP In the last decade, wrongful imprisonment suits have proliferated in number and costs to local governments. In responding to such suits, municipalities must […]

Active Shooter/Workplace Violence Insurance and Risk Mitigation Programs

This session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured the following speakers: Paul Marshall – Managing Director – McGowan Active Shooter Programs Dianne Howard – Director of Risk Management – Palm Beach County School District James Kelly – Retired Police Chief – Executive VP – Life Safety Solutions James Kelly opened the session by defining the […]

Determining Your Entity’s Total Cost of Risk

This session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured the following speakers: Carleen C. Patterson, ARM-P, CIC, CRM – Managing Director – Public Sector – Aon Sheri Swain – Director of Enterprise Risk Management – Maricopa County Community College District Carleen and Sheri walked through a detailed explanation of Total Cost of Risk (TCOR), it’s importance, […]

Addressing Municipalities Biggest Workers’ Compensation Challenges

This live edition of “Out Front Ideas” at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured a panel of public entity risk managers discussing their biggest workers’ compensation challenges and how they are overcoming them. Panelists included: Mark Walls – VP of Communications and Strategic Analysis – Safety National Kimberly George – Senior VP of Corporate Development, M&A […]

Disruptive Technologies: The Public Sector’s Role

In this brief session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference, Jose Peralta, ARM – Director of Public Sector Practice – Aon, highlighted the involvement of smart cities and the need of risk management to be consistently and intimately involved in the research, development, and execution of technology advancement initiatives. As urbanization in the U.S. and globally continues to grow, […]

Developing a Municipal Threat Assessment Program

At the 2017 PRIMA Annual Conference, a session discussed development of a municipal risk assessment program. The speakers were: Dan Hurley – Risk Manager, City of Chesapeake, VA Marilyn Rivers – Director of Risk and Safety, City of Saratoga Springs, NY A threat assessment is designed to determine vulnerabilities of employees to physical harm. Public […]

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