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November 04, 2022
Peter Farrelly
managing director - commercial claims services
An inside look: Is the next generation of loss adjusters hiding in plain sight?

The ‘war for talent’ has become one of the most talked-about topics for organisations in every sector. As loss adjusting firms seek to replace top talent who have left due to retirement, higher pay, or a change in career altogether — the questi…

November 04, 2022 by Peter Farrelly, managing director - commercial claims services
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October 26, 2022
Lisa Dalbeth, loss adjuster
Reflecting on the Tonga Earthquake

On 15 January 2022, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai submarine volcano erupted in the South Pacific. It produced one of the largest atmospheric explosions in recorded history, sending a plume of ash into the upper atmosphere. The eruption triggered a ts…

October 26, 2022 by Lisa Dalbeth, loss adjuster
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July 27, 2022
Douglas Dell
vice president and director, Vale Training, a Sedgwick company
Revolutionizing readiness skills for loss adjusters and inspectors

Introducing virtual learning and improving the digital experience became a priority for many organizations throughout the last two years. At Vale, our mission to revolutionize readiness skills evolved quickly to meet the unique needs of carriers, adj…

July 27, 2022 by Douglas Dell, vice president and director, Vale Training, a Sedgwick company
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July 20, 2022
Steve Powell, EVP, loss adjusting; Clare Cordingley, senior manager, major event response; and Brad Mountford, head of business development, Australia
Eastern Australia floods: regional catastrophe, global response

You probably recall that Australia experienced devastating bushfires in 2019-2020, as the catastrophe garnered global headlines. Regrettably, many fewer people beyond Australia are familiar with an even costlier and more recent disaster: the severe f…

July 20, 2022 by Steve Powell, EVP, loss adjusting; Clare Cordingley, senior manager, major event response; and Brad Mountford, head of business development, Australia
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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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July 05, 2022
David Gear
head of major and complex loss (Scotland & Northern Ireland)
When crowdfunding meets an insurance policy

While it’s not a new concept, crowdfunding — raising funds through groups of people online — continues to draw the interest of many. This practice allows individuals to give to a member of their community, a business or a cause they’re pa…

July 05, 2022 by David Gear, head of major and complex loss (Scotland & Northern Ireland)
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June 28, 2022
Kendall Biggs
senior fire investigator, EFI Global
Wildfire resilience

The rate and devastating impact of wildfires continue to increase across the U.S. and around the world. What can organizations do to prepare and protect their employees, assets and infrastructure? In this podcast, we are joined by Kendall Biggs, seni…

June 28, 2022 by Kendall Biggs, senior fire investigator, EFI Global
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June 23, 2022
Tai Batchelor
head of liability, New Zealand
The T&C of service and repair claims in New Zealand

For loss adjusters handling service and repairs claims, how relevant are terms and conditions (T&C) when enquiring with an insured? In NZ, loss adjusters involved in service and repair liability claims typically come from a mechanical or motor vehi…

June 23, 2022 by Tai Batchelor, head of liability, New Zealand
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May 11, 2022
Eric Malterre, chief client officer, international, and James Norman, international business development director
Managing unpredictability in claims

From geopolitics to climate change to fears of another pandemic outbreak, instability seems prevalent everywhere. Current business risks abound, including cybersecurity, rising inflation, supply chain issues and the Great Resignation, which continues…

May 11, 2022 by Eric Malterre, chief client officer, international, and James Norman, international business development director
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April 04, 2022
Jason Keen, AIC, MBA,
executive general adjuster
Roofing fraud: Don’t get nailed

Let’s face it – a commercial roof can be expensive to replace; and like other instances in life, there will be people who attempt to take advantage. After a recent storm, a contractor may see a worn roof in close proximity as a potential revenue stre…

April 04, 2022 by Jason Keen, AIC, MBA, , executive general adjuster
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March 30, 2022
Andrew Price
director, staffing solutions
A look into the life of an independent adjuster

When an individual or organization faces a loss, finding the right local expert at a moment’s notice can be challenging. For daily claims and catastrophe (CAT) deployments, our colleagues work hand-in-hand with our network of independent field and de…

March 30, 2022 by Andrew Price, director, staffing solutions
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March 22, 2022
Duncan Muress, deputy head of complex liability and Dan Peck, regional director of complex liability
The rising tide of UK flood claims and rights of recovery

Landowners, developers, local authorities and government agencies can’t ignore the evidence of increasing flooding incidents. Nor can they abrogate responsibilities to insurers for the subsequent costs. The challenges related to flood claims and righ…

March 22, 2022 by Duncan Muress, deputy head of complex liability and Dan Peck, regional director of complex liability
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March 17, 2022
Steven Grutzmacher
general adjuster
Navigating water damage after a pipe bursts

For many public sector employees — including those with schools, municipalities, and utility districts — managing property losses may be just one responsibility of a much broader role. Imagine being a newly appointed school superintendent…

March 17, 2022 by Steven Grutzmacher, general adjuster
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January 27, 2022
Aidan Fitzgerald
MCL marine & engineering adjuster
Onboard a floating city

While it may feel as though modern technology has ‘shrunk’ the world, the ocean is still a vast and isolated space. Ships can be thousands of kilometres from land in any direction, sometimes battling inhospitable conditions, so onboard facilities nee…

January 27, 2022 by Aidan Fitzgerald, MCL marine & engineering adjuster
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November 24, 2021
Ben Price
head of operations, MCL Global
Major and complex loss review 2021

Since early 2020, organisations in every sphere of business have felt the pressure of an unforeseen, unprecedented global pandemic — it has continuously tested our resourcefulness and ingenuity. Even as our ability to meet, talk and intera…

November 24, 2021 by Ben Price, head of operations, MCL Global
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