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Augmented Reality and Actual Risk

What is Pokémon Go and how may it affect your district?

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Property & Liability 2017 Renewal Details

Here’s a breakdown of all the changes in our Property and Liability renewals for 2017.

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What the Pool’s Top Causes of Loss Mean for You and Your District

The Pool was given a simple but important mission when it was formed: be a safe harbor from the traditional insurance industry and help members prevent damaging losses. Given the diversity of the Pool’s members and its coverage, there is tremendous range in size and type of claim. While some types of claims are unavoidable, loss prevention can help mitigate the vast majority of them.

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Sports-Related Concussions: A Q&A for Public Entities

The amount of information on sports concussions is vast and increasing every day. Medical studies, legislation, rule changes, new or improved equipment and court decisions contribute to a fast-changing environment. Park and Recreation districts need to be aware of how these issues may impact their operation and their liability.

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Trust, But Verify: Protecting Your District from Embezzlement

Recently, two well-publicized cases of employee embezzlement and dishonesty of public workers in Colorado have put the spotlight on special districts. In one instance, an employee was implicated in the embezzlement of over a million dollars, and in another, a former fire chief was charged with the theft of over half a million dollars in Read More

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Cover Your Flush

As most sanitation operators know, sewer back-ups are costly and damaging. The Pool alone has paid out $1.8 million in “Not-at-Fault” Sewer Back-up claims, which is just a fraction of the total costs incurred by homeowners and districts alike. Last year, the Pool created resources that districts can use to educate their customers on the causes of sewer back-up.

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Slip and Fall Incidents: Often Overlooked, Always Dangerous

The National Safety Council reports that slip and fall accidents cost U.S. companies as much as $70 billion in medical expenses and workers’ compensation claims every year.

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