Resource Library

Our resource library is full of helpful information about sorority risk management. From emergency planning to insurance programs to tax issues, we have you covered.

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House Corporation Inventory Checklist

A helpful Excel spreadsheet to help you take an inventory of House Corporation owned property.

Chapter House Self-Inspection

A checklist to review your property and life-safety risk management.

Property Case Study: Fire Escape

Scenario According to a report completed by the Chapter Advisor, there were three chapter members conversing about the fire escape outside the window of the second floor.  One member, who admitted she had previously been out on the escape, showed the other two new members that it was possible to go out onto the fire […]

Property Case Study: Sprinklers/Water Damage

Scenario A sprinkler head in a closet on the second floor went off resulting in water damage to the first and second floor, as well as the basement. The exact cause of the sprinkler head going off is not able to be determined. It is believed that the heat in the closet may have been […]

Property Case Study: Kitchen Fire

Scenario A member was using a deep fryer in the kitchen to heat oil. The member walked away to another room, and the fryer caught the cabinet and microwave on fire. The fire damage was contained to the kitchen. However, there was smoke damage throughout the house. Result A total of $47,972.09 was paid out […]

Property Case Study: Attic Fire

Scenario A fire broke out in the attic of the chapter house from what they believe was some insulation that fell between the wall and flooring landing on some wires and ignited. The attic was not sprinklered and sustained all of the damage below. However, as the claims progress in the cleaning up and repairing […]

Property Case Study: Subrogation Example

Subrogation – the legal process by which an insurance company, after paying a loss, seeks to recover the amount of the loss from another party who is legally liable for it. Scenario An extensive fire occurred on the top floor and roof of the chapter facility resulting in a total claim amount of $1,379,877.  Due to […]

Property Case Study: Fire Escape #2

Scenario At a fraternity chapter house that was hosting a party, Jane Doe, chapter member, went out a second-floor door to a fire escape platform and fell through the hole, which provided a ladder access to the ground. There had been a previous fall from this fire escape at the chapter house in question, and […]

Slip, Trip and Fall Risk Management

A guide to help reduce the risks of slips, trips and falls at your business and on your premises.

Sidewalk Liability

Information for property owners on liability regarding sidewalks.

Important Terms for Housing Agreements

Important terms and conditions to be included in your housing agreement.

Building Projects: What to Look For

Important reminders for your next building project.