Contact

  Phone: 601-359-3402, Fax: 601-359-3262



 

Contact Information
Administrator Lea Ann McElroy 601-359-3402 LeaAnn.McElroy@dfa.ms.gov
Claims Manager Bruce Donaldson 601-359-6248 Bruce.Donaldson@dfa.ms.gov
Glass Claims Officer Teresa Wells 601-359-2549 Teresa.Wells@dfa.ms.gov
State Risk Manager Steven Milner 601-359-6691 Steven.Milner@dfa.ms.gov
       
Canon Cochran Management Services, Inc. (CCMSI) - claims brought against the state
Contracted Investigator Lisa Wells 601-899-0148
Contracted Investigator Amanda Rayburn 601-899-0148
Contracted Investigator Abby Watkins 601-899-0148

 

 

Safety & Loss Control

Safety and Loss Control

The goal of safety and loss control services is a reduction in the number and severity of claims brought against State agencies and the State by providing State agencies with assistance in the various aspects of risk management, safety, and loss control.

Services provided include:

● Assistance establishing Risk Management and Loss Control programs
● Safety audits of all State-owned and leased properties
● Safety Officer training


Staff training, including:
● Maintenance Safety
● Defensive Driving
● CPR and First Aid

 

Resources:

Video Links

Pandemic
Just Drive (Distracted Driving)
Texting While Driving
Just Protect (Data Safety)
Active Shooter

 Other Web Links

American Society of Safety Engineers
National Fire Protection Association
Safety Info
National Safety Council
World Safety Organization
Mississippi State Fire Marshal's Office, Fire Safety Education
Mississippi State Fire Marshal's Office, Fire Safety Guide
Mississippi Hurricane Preparedness Guide

 Risk Management and Loss Control toolkit

● Risk Management Program Guidelines
● Sample Loss Control Manual
   - Liability
   - Fleet Safety
   - Inspections

Report Claims

Any incident involving serious injury or death should be reported immediately by telephone.

 

REPORT CLAIMS
Any incident involving serious injury or death should be reported immediately by telephone.
   
Fill out: Liability Claim Reporting Form  
Attention:  Claims Manager  
   
Reporting Options:  
1.  e-mail to: Bruce.Donaldson@dfa.ms.gov
2.  Fax to: 601-359-3262
3.  Mail to: P.O. Box 267
Jackson, MS 39205-0267

 

 

Vehicle Insurance

State Vehicle Insurance Coverage Documentation

 

It is recommended that this letter regarding state vehicle insurance cards and coverage be placed in every state vehicle.

 

Attorneys

Five years of experience - The MS Bar Assn good standing

 

Attorneys wishing to be added to the Tort Claims Approved Attorney Register must have five (5) years of experience and be in good standing with the Mississippi Bar Association. Requests should be made to the Board in writing and include a resume. For a copy of our billing guidelines, click here.

 

Political Sub divisions

Current list of Subdivisions, including Hospitals

 

For the most current list of political subdivisions - click here. For Hospitals - click here. This list is true and accurate to the best of our ability. However, for due diligence, please contact the Board and the entity in question.