George Mason University (Mason) is protected by the Commonwealth’s Risk Management Plan (PLAN) which is a self-insured program administered by the Commonwealth of Virginia Division of Risk Management. The PLAN will pay all sums, except as limited by the PLAN or Code of Virginia, that covered parties shall be obligated to pay by reason of liability imposed by law for damages resulting from any claim arising out of acts or omissions of any nature while acting in an authorized capacity or in the course and scope of employment.
In accordance with the Virginia Tort Claims Act, the amount recoverable by any claimant shall not exceed $100,000 per claim. For claims or causes of action other than those established by Virginia law, the amount recoverable shall not exceed $2,000,000 per claim. Individuals protected by the PLAN include faculty and staff as well as students while participating in the scope of a clinical, internship or externship, or other educational program required to meet pedagogical requirements.
In general, ORM manages the following policies:
- General Liability (Including Professional & Medical Malpractice)
- Faithful Performance Bonds
- International Emergency Insurance