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September 24, 2021
Insurance fraud UK – how to beat it

Article in Insurance Business UK covering director of investigation services, Ian Carman's webinar on “Future-proofing your risk to fraud using AI”.

September 24, 2021
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September 23, 2021
Claims professionals want greater speed of automation - Sedgwick International

As the impact of technology on all aspects of the insurance transaction gathers pace, a new study has found that claims professionals are still concerned that the sector is not moving quickly enough – both in terms of tech adoption and marrying digit…

September 23, 2021
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September 23, 2021
Stewart Steel
Chief executive officer, Europe Middle East & Africa
BPO: A fresh vision

The global pandemic caused some organisations to take a closer look at their operating model. Many are pursuing a simplified, more agile and flexible business structure that empowers a fast, seamless response to changes in local or global market cond…

September 23, 2021 by Stewart Steel, Chief executive officer, Europe Middle East & Africa
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September 22, 2021
Sedgwick Canada listed as finalist in the IBCAs Best Service Provider – Claims category

The Insurance Business Canada Awards (IBCAs), recognized as the leading independent awards program in the insurance profession across Canada, has named Sedgwick as a finalist in the category Best Service Provider – Claims. Winners will be revealed at…

September 22, 2021
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September 22, 2021
Chris Harvey
VP, crisis solution
Pet food faces increased scrutiny as regulators hold manufacturers accountable

Research [1] has shown that many people prefer the company of their pets to that of their children. So it should come as no surprise that recent pet food recalls have angered pet lovers and spurred regulators to swift action. And of course, plaintiff…

September 22, 2021 by Chris Harvey, VP, crisis solution
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September 22, 2021
CAT response services: Record-breaking earthquake shakes southeastern Australia

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit near Mansfield in the State of Victoria on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 9:15 a.m. The earthquake is the largest Victoria has ever experienced. It affected the whole state, including the major city of Melbourne. Following the …

September 22, 2021
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September 22, 2021
Sedgwick acquires Managed Care Advisors

Strategic deal expands business opportunities in government sector MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 22, 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced it has acquired Managed C…

September 22, 2021
Legislation
September 20, 2021
Legislation updates: Disability, leave and workers' compensation

Sedgwick regularly monitors and reports on disability, leave and workers' compensation legislation impacting our customers. Click on the links below for summaries of recent updates. With COVID-19 impacting legislation, you can also visit sedgwick.co…

September 20, 2021
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September 16, 2021
Guest Post: Vaccine Implications in Workers’ Compensation

WorkCompWire guest post from Sedgwick’s chief claims officer, Max Koonce on COVID-19 vaccine implications for workers’ compensation.

September 16, 2021
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September 16, 2021
Eur Ing Mark Hawksworth
Global technology specialist practice group leader and executive MCL adjuster
Claim farming for damages in light of data protection laws

As new data protection laws are introduced, so are new challenges. Claim farming occurs when parties submit claims for financial gain against targets unaware of data misuse and is on the rise in the UK. After navigating hardship related to COVID-19 a…

September 16, 2021 by Eur Ing Mark Hawksworth, Global technology specialist practice group leader and executive MCL adjuster
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September 15, 2021
Top 3 Priorities to Protect Construction Projects Before and After Disaster Strikes

Justin White, vp specialty services, principal building consultant, discusses how construction leaders can prepare for wild weather events.

September 15, 2021
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September 14, 2021
2021 Innovation Awards: Sedgwick’s Response to Senate Bill 1159

Leah Cooper, managing director, global consumer technology, and Jennifer DeSmedt, vice president, client services, discuss Sedgwick's Response to Senate Bill 1159, a winner of a Business Insurance 2021 Innovation Award, as a reporting tool for its cl…

September 14, 2021
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September 14, 2021
Risk managers tap into new technology

Kimberly George, global head, innovation & product development, discusses Sedwick's new intake and incident management platform, smart.ly, in this Business Insurance article.

September 14, 2021
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September 13, 2021
CAT response services: Typhoon Chanthu hits Philippines, heads towards Shanghai

Typhoon Chanthu slammed into the northern Philippines on Saturday, bringing destructive winds and heavy rains. The storm displaced thousands of people and left several communities flooded and without power. Now the storm is approaching Shanghai, wher…

September 13, 2021
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September 13, 2021
Co-operation is essential to contain US construction claims costs

Justin White, vp specialty services, principal building consultant, discusses the rise in claims adjusting costs. Read the article online in Insurance Day or download a PDF version.

September 13, 2021