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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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November 27, 2020
Chris Carlton, Director, Repair Solutions, Sedgwick UK
COVID-19 and Brexit – Supply chain challenges ahead

As we head into winter, and the end of a second UK lockdown, the focus remains on containing the spread of the coronavirus. Add the uncertainties surrounding Brexit, which will undoubtedly impact on labour resources across the entire construction ind…

November 27, 2020 by Chris Carlton, Director, Repair Solutions, Sedgwick UK
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September 11, 2020
Steve Powell
EVP, Specialty Operations
Calm during the storms

You might have heard it, thought it or said it out loud yourself in frustration – something like, “2020 is a disaster.” In real terms, this year has thrown more at us than usual, and for many it’s presented an unimaginable combination of hurdles to o…

September 11, 2020 by Steve Powell, EVP, Specialty Operations
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August 14, 2020
Keith Pokorny, Regional Vice President, EFI Global Inc. and Ed Reis, President, Repair Solutions
Trending themes in building safety and repair

You may think you are prepared, but are you really prepared? As more organizations move from a planning phase to an active return to workplaces, schools, campuses and more, they are facing an urgent need to have resources at the ready from a building…

August 14, 2020 by Keith Pokorny, Regional Vice President, EFI Global Inc. and Ed Reis, President, Repair Solutions
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August 02, 2019
Nicolas Chabauty
Hub Manager & Expert, Major & Complex Loss, Sedgwick France
Drought in France: How is the risk increasing?

Drought in France is now a high priority for insurance companies. Over the past few weeks, temperatures have soared and new measures are being put in place to deal with the phenomenon. The persistent heat has caused drought and water shortages with …

August 02, 2019 by Nicolas Chabauty, Hub Manager & Expert, Major & Complex Loss, Sedgwick France
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August 02, 2019
Nicolas Chabauty
Manager de Hub MCL - Expert Entreprises Dommage, Sedgwick France
Sécheresse en France: Pourquoi les risques augmentent-ils?

C’est dans un contexte de changement climatique global et impactant l’ensemble de la Société, que nous abordons le sujet de la sécheresse en France, d’un point de vue assurantiel. Ce sujet est désormais prioritaire pour les compagnies d’assurance. …

August 02, 2019 by Nicolas Chabauty, Manager de Hub MCL - Expert Entreprises Dommage, Sedgwick France
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July 26, 2019
Carlos Mantecas
MSc Forestry, Sedgwick Spain
European heat wave compounds wildfire danger

Less than one month after an historic heat wave gripped more than half of Europe, another far-reaching heat wave is leaving a lasting effect on many of the same locations this week, with at least 12 countries reaching record-setting temperatures. The…

July 26, 2019 by Carlos Mantecas, MSc Forestry, Sedgwick Spain
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