Idaho Counties Risk Management Program News

Idaho Woman to Get Only Small Part of Award in Suit Involving Sheriff’s Deputy

An Idaho jury has awarded more than $4.8 million to a woman injured in a U-turn accident after deciding it was partially caused by a sheriff’s deputy. But the Idaho Statesman reports that Chellus Dawn Towell will receive only part …

Insurance Costs Rise in Idaho County following Lawsuits

Twin Falls County’s insurance premiums have gone up due to lawsuit settlements paid by Idaho Counties Risk Management Program. The Times-News reported that the county’s insurance payments have increased 58 percent over the past five years from $350,639 for the …

No Insurance Coverage for Idaho Homeowners After Sewers Back Up

The insurance company for the south-central Idaho city of Twin Falls says it won’t pay reimbursement costs sought by residents whose homes sustained damage when the city sewers backed up last month. The Idaho Counties Risk Management Program sent letters …

Insurance Won’t Cover Idaho Sheriff for Personnel Claims

Owyhee County’s insurer told the county commissioners it would no longer cover the sheriff against any claims involving personnel matters, prompting the commissioners to again ask Sheriff Daryl Crandall to resign. Crandall said he plans to finish his term, which …