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  • Welcome to DAS Risk Management
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    Tort Limits Change on July 1, 2015
    The Office of the State Court Administrator has posted new property damage liability limits on their website. The limits apply to all Oregon public bodies. The new limits are $112,000 for any single claimant and $560,000 for multiple claimants. These new limits are effective July 1, 2015.

    As a reminder, ORS 30.271 and 30.272 sets out the annual adjustments to the limitations of liability of public bodies for personal injury and death. State agencies limits are now $2,048,300 for any single claimant and $4,096,600 for all claimants. The local public body limits are $682,800 for any single claimant and $1,365,500 for all claimants. These limits apply to all causes of action arising on or after July 1, 2015 and before July 1, 2016.

    If you have questions, please call 503-986-5500.
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  • Get Connected at the Risk Connection
    Do you wish you knew more about risk management? Do you have questions for state government's Risk Management team: Well, we have more opportunities for you!
    Risk Management will host RISK CONNECTION -- 2 Hour- meeting Sessions twice a year.  
    The next RISK CONNECTION will be about Records - Everything including E discovery, Archiving, Retention, Subpoenas, War Stories by SOS and DOJ. This is planned for June 24, 2015 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Veteran's Building in their Auditorium at 700 Summer Street, Salem OR 97301.
    If you plan to attend please email us at Risk.Management@oregon.gov and let us know.
    The Risk Management team hopes to see you there! Questions? Call 503-373-7475.
Sections Risk Related Information
Claims Management Unit
Damage to State Property
The State of Oregon is a self-insured public entity and provides liability and restoration insurance coverage through the Risk Management insurance fund. Claims Management investigates, evaluates and resolves claims for damage to state property and for loss or injury to the public arising out of state activities. Risk Management operates and maintains the state's insurance fund the operating authority of ORS Chapter 278, ORS 30-260 through 30-300 and OAR 125-150. 
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Insurance Coverage
Insurance Policy
The Insurance Fund, established by ORS 278.425, is used to provide both commercial and self-insurance coverage for State of Oregon Agencies. more
Risk Control UnitManaging Risks 
Risk Control works with agency executives, key managers, safety advisors and risk coordinators throughout Oregon to help them establish effective safety and risk management systems within their agencies.
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Risk Finance

Risk Finance

Risk Management roles in risk finance: administers Insurance Fund, issues insurance certificates, collects underwriting information, designs special coverages,...more

Vehicle Safety
Vehicle Safety 
Driving on state business, and the use of state vehicles. more
Risk Charges
Risk Charges 
Biennium risk charges fund the state's Self-Insurance Fund. more

New Language for Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA's)Intergovernmental Agreement

To see background and language changes for indemnity and insurance requirement, click on the following link. more