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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 25 - 5 - 16 §25-5-16. Insurance.

(a) The contractor shall provide an adequate policy of insurance specifically including insurance for civil rights claims as determined by a risk management or actuarial firm with demonstrated experience in public liability for state governments. In determining the adequacy of the policy, such risk management or actuarial firm shall determine whether:

(1) The insurance is adequate to protect the state, its political subdivisions or other contracting agencies from actions by a third party against the contractor;

(2) The insurance is adequate to protect the state, its political subdivisions or contracting agencies against claims arising as a result of any occurrence; and

(3) The insurance is adequate to satisfy other requirements specified by the risk management or actuarial firm.

(b) The insurance contract shall contain a provision that the state, its political subdivisions and contracting agencies are named insureds, and that the state, its political subdivisions and contracting agencies shall be sent any notice of cancellation.

(c) The contractor shall not self-insure.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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