TRS Self-Insured Filings
Self-Insured filers in OLF typically use the Affirmative Pleading section to provide their liability carrier’s information in the event the adverse party files a counterclaim for its damages. In TRS, the self-insured filer will see new fields to help gather that information.
- The self-insured filer will indicate, when applicable, that no liability policy was in effect. This means the self-insured did not provide a liability policy, not that one did not exist at all.
- The self-insured filer will then indicate if they know who does hold the liability policy or provide their liability coverage.
- If yes, then the liability carrier will be added. The liability carrier will only become a party if/when a counterclaim is filed.
- If no, the self-insured filer will be asked to confirm its entry as this will disallow the adverse party from adding their own damages, i.e. counterclaim. The adverse party will need to submit a separate filing against the liability carrier once identified.
Article published in: September 2019 E-Bulletin