The liability account is used to pay tort claims, judgments, and settlements arising from general liability and vehicle accidents for which the state is found to be wholly or partially negligent. Coverage is provided up to $10 million for each claim with no deductible.
Coverage is provided for claims arising from bodily injury, personal injury, and property damage to a third party, including:
Excludes and will not pay claims arising from the following, including self-insurance retention and deductibles:
Certificates of Insurance are issued by the Office of Risk Management when needed to verify that agencies are covered under the Self Insurance Liability Program for a specific activity, lease or agreement. They are issued:
You may request a Certificate of Insurance by submitting a Certificate of Insurance Request Form. This site is available only in English language. Important Note: The Certificate of Insurance request form may be affected by an upcoming database transition. If you do not recieve your certificate within 2 days, if you have an urgent need for a certificate, or if you just want to ensure we recieved your request, please contact Melynda Campbell, 360-407-8137. This issue should be resolved by July 22.
Agencies purchasing equipment through the Office of the State Treasurer’s Lease Purchase Program must provide evidence of insurance for liability and property damage. At the agency’s request, ORM will prepare a Certificate of Insurance for this purpose.