Risk Management & Tort Defense

Protecting Montana's Vital Assets & Resources

Contracts Training

State agencies and universities enter into many contracts with outside vendors every year. In the absence of appropriate insurance provisions and indemnification language, liability may be imposed upon a state agency or university for the negligent acts or omissions of its contractors.

This two hour course addresses important contractual insurance and indemnification issues including:

  • Contractual risk concerns
  • Hold harmless and indemnification provisions
  • Types of indemnity
  • Developing insurance specifications
  • Certificates of insurance
  • Additional insured requirements
  • Insurance limits
  • Sample specifications

Through education and awareness about these various techniques and strategies, the likelihood of contractual liability claims and litigation is reduced.