Apr. 21, 2021
10:00am - 11:30am
This webinar focuses on identifying what contracts and contractual terms truly mean, and explores the importance of using contracts as an opportunity to transfer risk and minimize liability on behalf of your public entity.
The goal is to provide you with a sense of awareness about common contractual issues, and to help you understand how coverage and contracts are interrelated, with the overall purpose of better managing this potentially challenging liability exposure. After this webinar, you’ll be better prepared to recognize problematic terms and side-step areas of high risk for your organization, and you’ll learn what it takes to make an informed decision before your pen hits paper.
- Identify what contracts are and how they fit in the overall coverage landscape
- Recognize potentially problematic areas that come with signing contracts and agreements
- Use contracts to your advantage by minimizing liability on behalf of your public entity
Mary Beth Purcell
Mary Beth Purcell is the Primex3 Director of Claims. She oversees the Worker’s Compensation and Property & Liability Claims Departments. She joined Primex3 in August 2002 after working for a commercial carrier for ten years. She has developed special expertise in handling public entity claims. Mary Beth has attained her Associate in Claims and Senior Claims Law Associate designation. Mary Beth enjoys teaching part of the Supervisor’s Academy. She is a graduate of Merrimack College. Mary Beth is also a graduate of the Primex3 Emerging Leaders Program.
Monica Panait, Risk Management Services Manager, has been with Primex3 since 2001. She holds a leading role in the Risk Management Services department, supervising and mentoring risk management consultants and other staff in conjunction with the Director of Risk Management. She continues to work with Primex3 school and county members to address their training, consulting and risk management needs. Monica holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing and has earned the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) and Certified School Risk Manager (CSRM) designations through the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. She has also earned the Program in General Insurance (INS) certification through the American Institute for CPCU and Insurance Institute of America. Her areas of expertise include loss mitigation in conjunction with the development of a risk management plan, advising regarding complex liability issues, reinsurance negotiation and placement, training development and delivery, and playground safety.
As an IACET Accredited Provider, Primex3 offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET standard.