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GOVERNMENTAL RISK
INSURANCE
PLANS

GRIP is dedicated to the independent agency system, believing that our public entity clients deserve the professional care and services only their local agent can provide. The GRIP team works in partnership with independent agents, providing insurance coverage and risk management solutions for more than 40 years to PUBLIC ENTITIES across the Southeast.

What We Do

GRIP has direct partnerships with carriers and decades of experience working with independent agencies in writing specific coverages for Public Entities, all while having tax dollars in mind. Our team is dedicated to working side by side, guiding independent agents and leaders within each unique city and county government, municipality and school systems, because they deserve the most experienced professional care and service.

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P&C and WC INSURANCE PROGRAMS:

Cities – Counties – Utilities – Schools

Special Districts
Special Events
Standalone

  • Fire Departments

  • Law Enforcement

  • Public Officials & Employment Practices

  • Property

  • Broad Form Comprehensive GL

  • Law Enforcement Liability*

  • Public Officials Liability*

  • EPLI*

  • All Utilities Liability

  • EMS Technicians Liability

  • Volunteer Firefighters Liability

  • Miscellaneous Crime and Fidelity 

  • Automobile Liability and PD

  • Property and Equipment PD

*package or mono line

COVERAGES OFFERED

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  • Single, Experienced Carriers for

       All Liability Coverages

  • Full Transfer of Risk

  • Flexible Rating Plans: Retro, Deductible Options, Loss Sensitive

  • Self-Insured Retention Plans

  • AM Best's A+ Rated Carriers

  • Distribution Only in Partnership with Local Independent Agents

FEATURES

  • Multiple Market Access

  • Assistance Completing Applications

  • Assistance with Presentations to the Insured

  • Claims Negotiation and Arbitration

  • Risk Control Assistance to the Insured

SERVICE & EFFICIENCY ADVANTAGES:

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ABOUT GOVERNMENTAL RISK INSURANCE PLANS - GRIP

The GRIP management team has been together since 1983 providing risk management solutions to cities, counties, schools, and public utilities.  We have maintained continuous access to markets in our states because of our experience and exceptional standard of service. Our agent partners trust us to always show up and do what's best for their municipal clients. We currently have clients in the following states with the capability to write in your state:

Kentucky - Tennessee - West Virginia - North Carolina - South Carolina - Georgia

For more information please contact a GRIP representative in your area:

Buddy Butts, President

812 State St, Bowling Green, KY 42101

615-585-8016

buddybutts@gripins.com

Travis Shamel, CIC, Vice President

4801 Milan Ct, Raleigh, NC 27613

919-218-0881

travisshamel@gripins.com

Todd Shamel, Vice President

2028 Haig Point Way, Raleigh, NC 27604

407-421-2200

toddshamel@gripins.com

Trent Garland, Territory Manager

1900 North 12th Street, Suite A, Murray, KY 42071

270-293-0541

trentgarland@gripins.com

Lori Meister, Account Manager

812 State St, Bowling Green, KY 42101

270-282-8020     F  270-282-0232 

lorimeister@gripins.com

 

Gina Taylor, Account Manager

812 State St. Bowling Green, KY 42101

270-282-8020     F  270-282-0232

ginataylor@gripins.com

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