Getting Insurance

General liability insurance is one tool that can help minimize landowner liability and protect your personal assets.

Landowner Liability and Hunt Club Liability Insurance Providers Listing

Bramlett Agency
1000 Energy Center
P.O.Box 369
Ardmore, Oklahoma 73042
Phone: 1-800-797-3371
Website: www.bramlettagency.com

Davis-Garvin Agency
216-C Avalon Circle
Brandon, MS 39047
1-888-501-2960
1-601-992-0227
Fax: 1-601-992-0208
Website: www.davisgarvin.com

Davis-Garvin Agency
2901 HWY 28 East Suite E
Pineville, LA 71360
1-318-619-9484
1-888-594-9484
Fax: 1-318-619-9467
Website: www.davisgarvin.com

Davis-Garvin Agency
Dr. Ed Wilson
P.O. Box 21627
Columbia, South Carolina 29221-9961
Phone: 800-845-3163
Website: www.davisgarvin.com

ISERA (International Special Event and Recreation Association)
Jim Quist
8722 South Harrison Street
Sandy, Utah 84070
Phone: 1-877-678-7342

John Bailey Company
Brandon Clarke
200 W. Fifth Ave.
Knoxville, TN  37917
phone (865) 524-0785
fax:     (865) 524-0789
brandon@johnbaileyco.co

K and K Insurance Group Inc.
Ron Norton
PO Box 2338
Fort Wayne IN 46804
Phone: (219) 459-5970
email:ron_norton@kandkinsurance.com
website: www.kandkinsurance.com

Meadows Insurance Agency Inc.: Steve Meadows
(The Virginia Deer Hunters Association, Inc. offers this plan for hunt clubs only)
304 Turner Road
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 745-9205
FAX: (804) 272-9083

Outdoor Insurance Group
Barny Barnhardt
400 N. Woodlawn Suite 5
Wichita, KS 67208
Phone  1-888-683-7808
email    insure@oigcorp.com
website: www.oigcorp.com

Outdoors Insurance.com, Inc.
JED REED
P.O. BOX 9010, WESTBROOK, ME 04092
Phone: 866-796-7888    
Email: jreed@regionalxs.com
website: www.outdoorsinsurance.com

Southeastern Wildlife Federation’s Hunting Club Liability Insurance Program
Contact – Ms. Carol Cash Turner, Insurance Agent, Southeastern Wildlife Federation
P.O. Box 1109,
Montgomery, Alabama 36102
Telephone: (334) 832-9453

**Note, listing of a provider here does not indicate endorsement, this is a comprehensive listing of potential providers in the Southeast.

 

Other Publications

Hunting Clubs and Land Owners: Liability Issues and Hunting Leases (PDF)
G. Michael Massey of Massey, Higginbotham, Vise and Phillips, P.A.

Written by a lawyer from a local Jackson, MS firm who is well-versed in outdoor recreational issues, this article discusses liability issues for landowners and hunting clubs and what can be done to protect yourself.

 

Sample Liability Waiver for a Hunting Lease (PDF)

This lease is not meant to be utilized as such but is intended for educational purposes only. Consult a lawyer when drafting a lease to ensure that the details are appropriate for your specific situation.

 

Wildlife Leases and Liability Issues on Private Lands (PDF)
University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

A written lease agreement can help protect you and your assets if an accident occurs on your leased property. This publication takes you through the steps for setting up a lease, the points to discuss with a local attorney, the different types of hunting leases, and the basics of a contract. The topics of insurance, indemnity agreements, and risk management are also discussed.

 

Rural Landowner Liability For Recreational Injuiries: Myths, Perceptions, and Realities (PDF)
Journal of Soil and Water Conservation

This article examines rural landowenr liaiblity risk through analysis of the 50 state recreation-use statues intended to protect landowners from legal exposure tied to injuries sustained on their land.

 

Checklist for Managing Risk: Risk Management and Liability in Agritourism (PDF)
Iowa State University Agricultural Marketing Resource Center

This checklist will assist landowners in creating a risk management plan.

 

Liability and Protection in Private Outdoor Recreation (PDF)
Oregon State University

This 1970 publication discusses the principles of liability and insurance protection that apply to most recreation enterprises regardless of size.