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CTSI Mourns James Buchanan Adams III, CTSI Property & Liability Senior Claims Examiner

James Buchanan Adams III, CTSI Property & Liability Senior Claims Examiner, passed away on April 25, 2020.  James was a valued member of the CTSI team for over 13 years.  Born in Atlanta, Georgia, James grew up in Brooklyn, New York.  He moved to Littleton, Colorado, with his family in 1989 and enjoyed the many outdoor activities Colorado has to offer. His co-workers at CTSI remember him for his kindness, his sense of humor, and the knowledge and professionalism he brought to his work. Colorado’s counties, as well as CTSI staff, greatly benefitted from James’s long experience in insurance litigation, both from his skill managing cases and from his readiness to share what he learned with his team members.  James enjoyed working with CTSI’s county members and was a wonderful presence in the CAPP Department. He will be greatly missed.

News & Updates

Technical Update 56 - Winter Driving: Preparing Your Vehicle

Winter in Colorado often brings icy conditions, snow, and slick roads. While it is always best to stay home when road conditions are poor, winter driving is necessary for many Coloradans. Ensuring that your vehicle is properly prepared for winter before poor road conditions set in can help prevent accidents. AAA recommends that drivers have […]

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Technical Update 55 - Accident Investigations

Should a workplace accident occur involving employees, property damage, subcontractors, or the general public, the county should conduct an accident investigation to find the accident’s root cause and implement corrective measures to prevent future accidents. According to the CTSI Loss Prevention Manual : A good investigation identifies the root cause(s) and allows the supervisor to […]

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Technical Update 54 - FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs), and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are tax-advantaged accounts used to pay for certain qualified medical expenses such as co-pays, prescriptions, dental, and vision costs. Employers can offer any or all of these accounts as a benefit to offset healthcare costs. These accounts use pre-tax dollars and must […]

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Technical Update 53 - No Campaigning on the Job

A February 2020 Gartner survey on politics found that 78% of workers discuss politics at work. Thirty-one percent of employees surveyed said that these discussions were stressful and frustrating, while 36% reported avoiding talking to or working with specific co-workers because of their political views. Politics can be a divisive subject, and it is best avoided […]

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