Tag: municipal liability

Capital and Risk, Insurance

Self-Insured Minneapolis Will Tap City Budget to Pay Floyd Settlement

March 17, 2021

Via: Insurance Journal

Minneapolis will have to look beyond its insurance fund to pay out the $27 million settlement to George Floyd’s family over his killing by police last year. The settlement, one of the largest pre-trial payments for police misconduct ever, will […]

Activity, Insurance

Insurance Plays Key Role in Civil Rights Settlements Against Law Enforcement

September 2, 2020

Via: Insurance Journal

Municipalities, their insurers and risk pools should be heeding the current public re-examination of police and prosecutorial actions taking place across the country, according to an insurance policyholder attorney who works on civil rights cases. Attorney Alexander Brown sees the […]