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March 01, 2021
Dan Buch joins Sedgwick as executive general adjuster in Canada

TORONTO, March 1, 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced that Dan Buch has joined its Canadian operations as executive general adjuster. Buch has over 26 yea…

March 01, 2021
Blog
February 25, 2021
Adam Morell
Director, National Technical Compliance, ADA Accommodations, Sedgwick
The cognitive effects of COVID-19

A little over one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the overriding consensus is that this is far from over. As of February 25, 2021, more than 28 million people have been infected in the U.S. alone. And, while the vaccination rollout has accelerated i…

February 25, 2021 by Adam Morell, Director, National Technical Compliance, ADA Accommodations, Sedgwick
Article
February 24, 2021
Long-haul COVID-19 cases could plague comp industry

Kimberly George, global head of product development and innovation, provides commentary in this article in Business Insurance.

February 24, 2021
Article
February 24, 2021
Viewpoint: Hydroelectric claims increase pressure on regional construction market

Article in Insurance Day by Peter Ravey, director Latin America & Caribbean regional hub office. Click here to view the article online, or view the PDF version here (page 7).

February 24, 2021
Blog
February 24, 2021
Claira Kapraun
Corporate Citizenship Administrator
Defining and living a meaningful corporate citizenship strategy

When it comes to corporate citizenship, leaders around the country and across the globe are asking what it means and how will it impact their business. They want to know if the concept of corporate citizenship is simply another trending buzzword or i…

February 24, 2021 by Claira Kapraun, Corporate Citizenship Administrator
Article
February 23, 2021
Workers Comp and COVID: More Data on Evolving Claims

Dr. Teresa Bartlett and Max Koonce participated in the Out Front Ideas webinar last week hosted by Kimberly George and Mark Wallace, "COVID Claims Development: Workers Compensation and Beyond."

February 23, 2021
News
February 23, 2021
CAT response services: ​Flooding hits Indonesia’s capital

Over the weekend, Jakarta was hit with their heaviest rainfall since New Year’s Eve 2020, resulting in severe flooding, particularly in the southern and eastern parts of the city. In some cases, floodwaters rose close to two metres, forcing thousands…

February 23, 2021
Article
February 23, 2021
Sedgwick adds workplace COVID vaccine tracking program for employers

Memphis Business Journal interviews Kimberly George, Sedgwick global head of product development and innovation.

February 23, 2021
Blog
February 19, 2021
Max Koonce
Chief Claims Officer
COVID-19 vaccinations and workers’ compensation

Today’s COVID-19 environment continues to present unique questions within the workers’ compensation industry. Initially, questions focused on compensability of what some qualify as an “ordinary disease of life.” Many states enacted presumption laws o…

February 19, 2021 by Max Koonce, Chief Claims Officer
Blog
February 19, 2021
Chris Harvey, Amanda Combs and Jeremy Schutz
The future of AI regulation in the consumer products industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are becoming increasingly popular. In fact, AI in the manufacturing market is expected to reach $15.27 billion. The consumer product industry is one of many considering the use of these technolog…

February 19, 2021 by Chris Harvey, Amanda Combs and Jeremy Schutz
News
February 19, 2021
Global marine: Maersk boxship loses 260 containers overboard

Maersk reported its second significant container loss from one of its vessels this year. On February 17, the TEU Maersk Eindhoven experienced an engine stop in heavy seas near Japan while en route from China to Los Angeles. As a result, Maersk report…

February 19, 2021
Legislative update
February 19, 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. Also during this unprecedented time with coronavirus (COVID-19) im…

February 19, 2021
Article
February 19, 2021
Briefing: BI claims portals a savvy loss adjuster initiative – but policyholders feel they are stuck ironing out kinks

Insurance POST interviews Adrian Cartwright-Bain, managing director forensic advisory services & EFI Global UK.

February 19, 2021
Press release
February 19, 2021
Sedgwick opens new offices in Corsica, Gap and Guadeloupe, to further expand its operations in France and in French overseas territory

PARIS, 19 February 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the opening of three new offices in Corsica and Gap, southern France and in Guadeloupe, French overs…

February 19, 2021
Press release
February 19, 2021
Sedgwick étend ses activités en France avec l’ouverture de trois nouveaux bureaux à Gap, en Corse et aux Antilles

PARIS, 19 Février 2021 – Sedgwick, un leader mondial des solutions de gestion des sinistres et de gestion des risques de haute technologie, annonce aujourd’hui l’ouverture de trois nouveaux bureaux : deux dans le sud de la France, à Gap et en Corse e…

February 19, 2021