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Throughout 2020, our experts and thought leaders will monitor, share and explore the common threads that connect us all, and keep you tied into how they evolve to help us all prepare for the future.

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September 15, 2020
Lisa Orr
CPE, Sr. Human Factors Consultant
The Importance of Ergonomics While Working Remotely

This month's Experts View column features Lisa Orr, senior human factors consultant at Sedgwick

September 15, 2020 by Lisa Orr, CPE, Sr. Human Factors Consultant
News
September 15, 2020
CAT response services: Extreme weather continues to hit the U.S.

Probable path of Hurricane Sally Hurricane Sally Sally, the seventh hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic season, is crawling toward the Gulf Coast as a category 1.The storm is currently located about 105 miles south-southeast of Biloxi, Mississippi, and …

September 15, 2020
Press release
September 15, 2020
Sedgwick Canada launches Building Consulting Division

TORONTO, ONTARIO, September 15, 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the creation of a new building consulting division in Ontario, Canada. The new buildin…

September 15, 2020
Blog
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
Blog
September 10, 2020
Andrew Robinson
Head of Product Liability and Recall
​Product recall, Brexit and COVID-19 – The triple threat to consumer safety

(Insurance POST) Product quality is essential to business survival, and yet these days it seems recalls are rarely out of the news. Mistakes happen and processes fail often resulting in disastrous consequences to the business and the brand. Given the…

September 10, 2020 by Andrew Robinson, Head of Product Liability and Recall
Press release
September 10, 2020
Sedgwick names Micheon Balmer senior vice president of pooling operations

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2020 - Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has appointed Micheon Balmer a senior vice president of pooling operations. In her new role, Balmer will brin…

September 10, 2020
Press release
September 10, 2020
Global risk management executive David Stills joins Sedgwick

MEMPHIS, TENN., September 10, 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced that seasoned risk management professional David Stills will be joining the company as a …

September 10, 2020
Press release
September 08, 2020
Sedgwick Acquires Nationwide Appraisals

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2020 - Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced its acquisition of Nationwide Appraisals, a premier auto damage appraiser and inspection provi…

September 08, 2020
Newsletter
September 08, 2020
Forensic advisory services global roundup: Business interruption and COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to create global uncertainty. The financial consequences of government shutdowns are unprecedented and this has led to the most severe economic recession in nearly a century. Hardest hit is the SME sector – in the US alone small bu…

September 08, 2020
Article
September 08, 2020
Michael Brogdan
director and country manager, Qatar
Beirut reconstruction to provide specialist market opportunity

Sedgwick's Michael Brogdan, director and country manager of Qatar, comments on how specialist insurance markets can support the recovery of Lebanon's economy by providing the necessary assurance to global financial institutions

September 08, 2020 by Michael Brogdan, director and country manager, Qatar
Blog
September 04, 2020
Charles McMartin
Director, Regional General Adjuster, Contents Solutions Division
Time and accuracy, scope and cost are critical in contents adjusting

After a commercial or residential property loss, the building’s physical damage is top of mind. But it’s equally as important to consider the contents inside that were likely destroyed and, as a result, unavailable for inspection. For over 30 years,…

September 04, 2020 by Charles McMartin, Director, Regional General Adjuster, Contents Solutions Division
Video, Article
September 04, 2020
Sedgwick: Burden of Proof on COVID-19 Cases Shifting from Employees to Workers' Comp Writers

Sedgwick's Max Koonce, chief claims officer, talks with AM Best TV about how the burden of proof for COVID-19 cases is shifting away from employees, triggering workers' comp coverage

September 04, 2020
Article, Blog
September 04, 2020
Andrew Robinson
head of product liability and recall
Blog: Product recall, Brexit and Covid-19 – The triple threat to consumer safety

A blog from Andrew Robinson, head of product liability and recall at Sedgwick

September 04, 2020 by Andrew Robinson, head of product liability and recall
News
September 02, 2020
CAT response services: Tropical Storm Nana heads toward Central America

Tropical Storm Nana formed Tuesday in the Caribbean Sea and is tracking toward landfall, most likely in Belize, by early Thursday. The storm may become a hurricane just prior to landfall, possibly bringing storm surge flooding and damaging winds. Nan…

September 02, 2020
Article
September 02, 2020
Sedgwick France tackles corporate theft

Sedgwick, claims and risk management specialist, announces the launch in France of a new corporate theft management offering.

September 02, 2020