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January 10, 2023
Jody Moses - managing director, client services and Meredith Campbell - executive general adjuster
Public entity "must dos" to prepare for a catastrophe

Public entities can't eliminate all property hazards, but it is possible to avoid a disaster turning into a nightmare with the right plan in place. In this podcast, we are joined by Jody Moses, managing director of client services and Meredith Campbe…

January 10, 2023 by Jody Moses - managing director, client services and Meredith Campbell - executive general adjuster
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December 14, 2022
Beau Bishop, SVP, catastrophe operations, Mark Della Giustina, VP, building consulting services, and John Gragson, SVP, operations
Hurricane Ian: strategic preparation, critical response

After plowing through the Caribbean, Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida on Sept. 28 as a dangerous Category 4 storm. The catastrophic event took the lives of nearly 150 people and caused an estimated $70 billion in property damage in th…

December 14, 2022 by Beau Bishop, SVP, catastrophe operations, Mark Della Giustina, VP, building consulting services, and John Gragson, SVP, operations
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November 28, 2022
Meredith Campbell
executive general adjuster
Preparing your public entity for a catastrophe? Here’s where to start.

In part one of this blog series we discussed the importance of preparing for a disaster before it strikes — which takes thorough review, reevaluation and replanning. For some public entities (PEs), the topic sparked conversation but was uninten…

November 28, 2022 by Meredith Campbell, executive general adjuster
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November 08, 2022
Skot Penfold, head of building consultancy services, New Zealand
A look back at the Westport floods

More than one year ago, heavy rainfall caused widespread flooding in Westport, New Zealand. Swollen rivers burst their banks, and floodwaters cascaded right across the Buller District — damaging properties, roads and surrounding farmland. More …

November 08, 2022 by Skot Penfold, head of building consultancy services, New Zealand
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October 20, 2022
Meredith Campbell
executive general adjuster
Public entities through the lens of a major weather catastrophe

Public entities (PEs) are in a unique position as policyholders with a vast saturation in relatively tight geographic markets. Recognizing the larger sociopolitical and financial impact of loss to PEs, even finite events can yield devastating effects…

October 20, 2022 by Meredith Campbell, executive general adjuster
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September 06, 2022
Carol ETCHEBARNE
managing director, France
CAT NAT, anticiper pour apporter une réponse plus rapide et plus efficace

Read the English version Ces dernières années, les saisons des CATNAT se sont montrées plus ardues que la moyenne et, selon les premières estimations, l'année 2022 devrait confirmer cette tendance. Les incendies de forêt, les ouragans, les glisseme…

September 06, 2022 by Carol ETCHEBARNE, managing director, France
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August 29, 2022
Revel Boulon
senior marine surveyor/adjuster and leader, yacht practice
Navigating the waters of yacht coverage

While the word “yacht” may evoke images of leisure cruising and carefree living for many people, vessel owners know there is much to consider when it comes to protecting their maritime investment. This is particularly true for those who sail to, or k…

August 29, 2022 by Revel Boulon, senior marine surveyor/adjuster and leader, yacht practice
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July 07, 2022
Laura De Sordi, managing director, Latin America and the Caribbean; and Roland Riviere, senior executive general adjuster
Preparing for the next Caribbean hurricane

When most people think about preparing for an oncoming hurricane, they picture boarding up windows and replenishing the bottled water and non-perishable food in their home emergency kit. For those of us who work in the Caribbean insurance market, dis…

July 07, 2022 by Laura De Sordi, managing director, Latin America and the Caribbean; and Roland Riviere, senior executive general adjuster
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May 23, 2022
Beau Bishop, senior vice president, catastrophe operations, Danny Miller, executive vice president, loss adjustment property and Gail Oliver, senior vice president, sales
CAT season 2022: preparing our team and communities

Recent years have produced above-average storm seasons and, at the earliest estimation, 2022 is expected to continue this trend. Wildfires, hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes are difficult for everyone involved — especially those whose home…

May 23, 2022 by Beau Bishop, senior vice president, catastrophe operations, Danny Miller, executive vice president, loss adjustment property and Gail Oliver, senior vice president, sales
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April 18, 2022
Andrew Bone, ACILA, Dip CII
chartered loss adjuster, MCL, New Zealand
Catastrophe response: all in a day’s work

Nearly one year ago, an Auckland-based manufacturer experienced a major fire that had a devastating impact. With the business, brand and the livelihoods of 50 employees at stake, the range of immediate concerns and challenges went beyond anything the…

April 18, 2022 by Andrew Bone, ACILA, Dip CII , chartered loss adjuster, MCL, New Zealand
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May 21, 2021
Matthew Rodda
regional vice president, EFI Global
Safety and prevention measures are on the frontlines of managing wildfires

Each year, wildfires affect thousands of people and ravage millions of acres. What can begin as a small accidental fire due to human activity, equipment failure or a lightning strike can quickly grow out of control, threaten communities and towns in …

May 21, 2021 by Matthew Rodda, regional vice president, EFI Global
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May 18, 2021
Juan Carlos Araiza, Ph.D., PE.
vice president and managing principal, large and complex loss, EFI Global
Structural collapses and the stories they tell

From investigating the collapse of a high-rise building to a bridge overpass or stadium — forensic engineers grapple with complex questions while determining what happened in order to avert future failures. Moreover, their findings can have a m…

May 18, 2021 by Juan Carlos Araiza, Ph.D., PE., vice president and managing principal, large and complex loss, EFI Global
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January 27, 2021
Phil Marshall
CAT Manager, Sedgwick Australia
Catastrophe review: Australia's black summer

Sedgwick's CAT review gives you an insight into our response to the devastating bushfire season that’s known as the black summer of 2019-2020 – highlighting just some of the challenges we faced and how we overcame them. We’ve also tried to capture …

January 27, 2021 by Phil Marshall, CAT Manager, Sedgwick Australia
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January 22, 2021
​Nathanaelle​ Vercruysse​, director of claims management ​and Fabrice ​Collet​​, hub manager and expert
Tempête Alex, un évènement hors-normes, une mobilisation exceptionnelle

Read the English version Nathanaëlle VERCRUYSSE, Directrice gestion des sinistres pour compte de Sedgwick, et Fabrice COLLET, Expert fort enjeu Directeur Hub Provence Entreprises de Sedgwick sont revenus sur les particularités de la tempête Alex, ar…

January 22, 2021 by ​Nathanaelle​ Vercruysse​, director of claims management ​and Fabrice ​Collet​​, hub manager and expert
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January 22, 2021
​Nathanaelle​ Vercruysse​, director of claims management ​and Fabrice ​Collet​​, hub manager and expert
Storm Alex, an exceptional event, an exceptional mobilization

Lisez ceci en français Storm Alex arrived September 30 on the coast of Southern Brittany and hit the Alpes-Maritimes department with a bang on October 2. The storms associated with the front poured large quantities of rain into the hinterland. The …

January 22, 2021 by ​Nathanaelle​ Vercruysse​, director of claims management ​and Fabrice ​Collet​​, hub manager and expert
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