ARTICLES ABOUT liability

October 23, 2019

TULIP Program Lapses

TULIP programs help renters obtain cost-effective insurance that meets the contractual obligations. If your facility users need TULIP coverage, your broker or homeowners insurance may be able to help. Explore your options within.

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October 23, 2019

Fire Departments Use Compassion in Response to Unhoused Population

Responding to the unhoused population is a persistent challenge for fire departments and first responders within every community. Discover the ways Colorado towns are managing the issue in unique ways.

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April 16, 2019

Eyes in Front

Using dashcams can save your districts both time and money when it comes to risks on the road.

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October 19, 2018

Ask the Experts: Third-Party Claims

The experts answer questions about statutes of limitations for third-party claims. Find out how to handle third-party incidents in your district.

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October 10, 2016

Ask the Experts: TULIP Coverage

We answer the question: My district rents out facilities for events. Should we require that users carry their own insurance?

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March 29, 2016

Ask a Coverage Expert: Hands-Free Devices and District Liability

Recently, a Pool member asked us a great question about hands-free devices being used while operating district-owned vehicles. The question was: would a district be held liable if an employee was in an accident while operating a district-owned vehicle and using a hands-free mobile phone device that the district itself had purchased?

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October 1, 2014

Dangerous Distractions

The most terrifying thing on the road isn’t a zombie or a monster. It’s a driver with a cell phone. Distracted driving is a greater hazard today than it ever has been. Does your district have a policy in place to address the dangers of driving while distracted?

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October 2, 2013

Best Laid Plans: Relocation of a Right of Way During Development

Before ground is ever broken on a new development, countless legal details including the execution and recording of deeds for rights-of-way and access roads are tended to and worried over. Despite these best laid plans, however, situations arise where circumstances and preferences dictate that rights-of-way be built on a location other than is provided for in the deed granting the easement.

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October 9, 2011

A Civil Liability Trap for the Unwary Water and Sanitation District

A metropolitan area water and sanitation district received proper and timely notification of intended excavation by a company installing underground fiber optic cable.

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January 5, 2007

Show No Disparity When Dealing With An Aging Workforce

When employers think diversity, most think in terms of sociological factors such as race or religion. But there’s another type of diversity that’s just as relevant in today’s workforce: age diversity. As Baby Boomers continue to work well past normal retirement age, the phenomenon of having older employees will become even more widespread.

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