Claims & Insurance Information

Risk Services

The City Clerk's Office directs the City of Eureka Risk Management programs, which include the following:

  • Insurance Verification - Providers and contractors must comply with specific insurance requirements as stipulated in the written agreement with the City of Eureka. Insurance coverage must be verified by furnishing certificates of insurance and insurance endorsements on forms provided by the City, or on equivalent forms.
  • City Insurance - The City of Eureka maintains insurance covering general liabilities, property, vehicles, boiler and machinery, earthquakes, floods, and worker's compensation.
  • Claims Processing - As prescribed by the Government Code of the State of California, the City of Eureka provides a process for making claims against the City involving bodily injury, property damage, or other loss or injury. The claimant or a person acting on behalf of the claimant must present a claim form (PDF) to initiate the process.

Incident / Accident Investigations

City of Eureka employees report all incidents involving bodily injury or property damage on City premises or as a result of City activities. All incidents and accidents are investigated and evaluated.