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October 25, 2019
Chris Carlton
Director, Repair Solutions
Insurance Repair, Brexit, and the Elephant

Brexit has caused a lot of discussion around potential impacts, threats and mitigations. Like many organizations, we’ve been carefully monitoring the situation and talking to our building repair and restoration contractors about their views from the …

October 25, 2019 by Chris Carlton, Director, Repair Solutions
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September 05, 2019
Ed Reis
President, Sedgwick Repair Solutions
Damage from Dorian highlights key steps in the restoration and clean-up process

As we watched Hurricane Dorian wreak havoc on the Bahamas earlier this week, causing devastating damage and tragic losses, the need for emergency resources was abundantly clear. After bringing strong winds and heavy rain to Florida, the storm continu…

September 05, 2019 by Ed Reis, President, Sedgwick Repair Solutions
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August 16, 2019
Ian Gibbs
National Technical Manager, Sedgwick
Sedgwick helping to shape the future of UK flood resilience

In 2007, catastrophic flooding in the UK killed 13 people, saw 420,000 inhabitants left without drinking water and was estimated to have caused nearly £6 billion of damage. This disaster was the trigger for a number of insurance and government-led in…

August 16, 2019 by Ian Gibbs, National Technical Manager, Sedgwick
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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 17, 2019
Scott Abbott
MAIB, Manager, Building Consultancy Services, Sedgwick Australia
Combustible cladding crisis

What will be the full impact for building certifiers and fire engineers as Australian insurance providers depart the professional indemnity market? Recently Australian underwriters and insurers have decided to withdraw from providing professional in…

July 17, 2019 by Scott Abbott, MAIB, Manager, Building Consultancy Services, Sedgwick Australia
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June 02, 2018
Mark Hawksworth
Global Technology Specialist Practice Group Leader
Cyber attack claims: stick or twist?

Cyber crime is rarely far from the headlines these days. From the alleged Russian state sponsored attack of the U.S. Democratic party, to the attack on the U.K. telecoms giant, Talk Talk, the number of incidents are clearly on the increase and the pe…

June 02, 2018 by Mark Hawksworth, Global Technology Specialist Practice Group Leader
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April 07, 2018
Bob Peterson
Group President
Forward-facing financials and focus

What keeps you awake at night as a risk manager? For many, it may be demonstrating to the C-suite the value and importance you bring to your organization. This can be a challenging task for all departments, but it sometimes seems like risk management…

April 07, 2018 by Bob Peterson, Group President
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February 16, 2018
Scott Westman
SVP of operations
Why you should love a career in claims and insurance

February is Insurance Careers Month, and Sedgwick is proud to participate in this industrywide effort to attract new talent to our ranks. With nearly 4 million Baby Boomers retiring each year and fewer than 5% of millennials expressing interest …

February 16, 2018 by Scott Westman, SVP of operations
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September 21, 2017
Lee Powell, VP Complex Loss Division, Vericlaim Canada
Beyond property: What you need to know about EBI

Many business owners make assumptions about what is included under their property policy. Property policies are designed to cover damage to equipment caused by external means; however, in the case of an internal malfunction, are you covered? Equipm…

September 21, 2017 by Lee Powell, VP Complex Loss Division, Vericlaim Canada
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September 07, 2017
Ed Reis, President, Vericlaim Repair Solutions
Pre- and post-hurricane preparedness

As I write this blog, it is hard to believe that another catastrophic hurricane is approaching our shores. Like everyone else, I am still trying to grasp what happened in Texas with Hurricane Harvey.  I know all our hearts go out to those who …

September 07, 2017 by Ed Reis, President, Vericlaim Repair Solutions
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August 25, 2016
David North
President and CEO
One button

This week I spoke on a panel with other CEOs in our industry where we looked at the future of our business and projected where we could be in 10 years. I talked about how my daughter and I shared the common interest of watching every moment of the Ol…

August 25, 2016 by David North, President and CEO
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August 17, 2016
Scott Rogers
President, Client Services
Using data to drive operational solutions

We are just a few days away from the 2016 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference which will be held on August 21 – 24 in Orlando. Once again, I am looking forward to the opportunity to host a panel that is exploring a very important industry to…

August 17, 2016 by Scott Rogers, President, Client Services
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August 08, 2016
Jon Wroten, SVP regulatory compliance and quality
Bureaucracy in workers’ compensation

On Wednesday, August 24 at 10 a.m., at the upcoming Workers’ Compensation Institute’s 71st Annual Workers’ Compensation Conference in Orlando, Florida, I will serve as one of four panelists on a Centers for Excellence forum discussion on burea…

August 08, 2016 by Jon Wroten, SVP regulatory compliance and quality
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July 15, 2016
Michael Anderson, Director of Claims, SIU Operations
Geo-fencing and recognition technology in the investigation toolbox

“It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.” - Oscar Wilde The world is a growing resource. No disrespect to Oscar Wilde, but yesterday’s useless information is essential data today, and that is by no means a s…

July 15, 2016 by Michael Anderson, Director of Claims, SIU Operations
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