County of Kern's general liability program is insured and self-administered.
General Liability manages all of the claims on
matters related to the operation and management of the County
of Kern. Individuals needing to file a claim against the
County must follow the County's regulations (Government Code §§ 910, 910.2 & 910.4)
and submit a form to the County of Kern's Clerk of the Board. For more
information, see How to file a claim.
to file a claim
If you are a County employee and have received a notice of claim or law suit
you received a notice of claim or law suit, you must
immediately, contact Charles Collins, Chief Deputy
County Counsel, at (661) 868-3815.
you are a County employee and have been involved in a vehicle collision:
you have been involved in vehicle collision while driving
a County vehicle, please refer to the following booklet,
County of Kern CAO-General Services Fleet Management
Customer Service Guide. The booklet is usually
located in the glove compartment of a County Vehicle.
For an excerpt from the booklet, click
here. For the Vehicle Accident Report form, click
you are a County employee and are reporting a loss or damage to County property:
If you are reporting a loss
or damage to County property, contact Brad Aragon, Loss
Prevention Specialist, at (661) 868-3880.