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Settlement vs. Trial - How Do We Get To a Win/Win?

How does one determine which cases to try vs. settle? What are the potential consequences of proceeding to trial? What are some things to consider to optimize the outcome? For answers to these and other questions, click on the blog post link.


Police and the Communities They Serve - How's the Relationship?

Genesis provides insurance and reinsurance solutions to the risk management needs of public entities, including law enforcement agencies. Not surprisingly, recent headlines related to police excessive force claims and community relationships have commanded our attention as public dialogue surrounding these issues continues. The following blog offer some perspective on police/community relationships.


The EEOC and Public Entities

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its Charge Statistics that categorize the 91,000 charges filed with them in 2016. A select task force released a report detailing recommendations for harassment prevention. These risk factors provide a road map to help you identify and prevent discriminatory practices. Taking a look at them is an important step for all public entities and school districts.


Concussions - One Parent's View on Safety

The topic of concussions in youth sports has been getting a great deal of attention lately. Schools and youth sports clubs are grappling with how best to protect the heads of young players, legislators are responding with new laws, and insurers are examining ways to address this exposure. For parents, this issue represents one more balancing act between protecting your children while still providing them with enriching and fulfilling opportunities. For some parental strategies to consider, plus helpful web links, please continue reading.


Empowering Our Children Through Informed Conversations

Schools have the difficult task of preventing bullying, and they aim to provide safe environments. Preventing sexual abuse is more difficult ... parents need to talk about it with their children at a young age and hope they are empowered to protect themselves. See web links for parents to help them talk with their children.


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What's Next for Qualified Immunity?

Steven Leone

Over the last several weeks, the nation has been focused on the criminal trial and conviction of Derek Chauvin for the tragic death of George Floyd. Since George Floyd’s death nearly a year ago, police reform efforts have advanced with greater urgency. There are increasing calls to regulate the police and to hold them accountable. In years past, qualified immunity may have been an obscure legal doctrine arising in civil lawsuits against government officials. Not anymore. Qualified immunity is in the spotlight. So, what’s next for qualified immunity?

Facial Recognition - Is It Possible to Remain Anonymous?

Steven Leone

Enhanced digital imagery, along with the development of artificial intelligence, has allowed for the increased use of facial recognition technology. However, these advancements have created new legal and ethical questions. Such questions are likely to be areas of rich debate for public entities, policymakers and the public. It makes us wonder if it is possible to remain anonymous in the age of facial recognition?