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Summaries of disability and leave legislation for private employers - June, Q2 2018

Blog
Telemedicine is a great option – but buyer be aware

Employers considering telemedicine as a treatment option for occupational injuries can anticipate its advantages, but should be aware of two important things:     Have an experienced clinician providing care direction. Some state regulations have not caught up with this innovative treatment option. Experienced guidelines-based guidance Telemedicine is a useful treatment option for minor occupational injuries. It is also very convenient for recheck appointments and final

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EFI Global and Unified join forces

Solidifies the company’s position as a premier global consulting firm in engineering, fire investigation, environmental health and safety, and specialty services

Press release
EFI Global and Unified join forces to strengthen their industry-leading position

EFI Global and Unified join forces to strengthen their industry-leading position

Blog
Maine employers do not have to pay for medical marijuana

On June 14, 2018, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court issued a much-anticipated ruling in Gaetan H. Bourgoin v. Twin Rivers Paper Company, LLC, et al that reversed an order requiring an injured employee to be reimbursed for the cost of medical marijuana. This workers’ compensation claim is managed by Sedgwick. In a 5-2 decision, the court held that where an employer is subject to an order that would require it to subsidize an employee’s acquisition of medical marijuana, there is a positive conflic

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Sedgwick expands in Canada with Grand Falls office

Richard Michaud joins expert team advancing strategic growth in the Canadian market

Blog
​Holiday hoaxes: Taking on travel fraud in the U.K.

Summer holiday season is here and, in the U.K., that has meant an increased vigilance for our fraud team. Over the last few years, fraudulent gastric illness claims against U.K. travel operators reached epidemic proportions. Travel trade association ABTA estimated a claims increase of 434% since 2013, hitting a peak during the end of 2016 and beginning of 2017. While the industry acknowledges many holiday sickness claims are genuine, the significant increase in numbers during this period was fu

Sedgwick announces new leadership team and market strategy for Australia

Following the completion of its strategic acquisition of Cunningham Lindsey, Sedgwick—a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions—has announced the management team who will lead the success and growth of the newly combined company in Australia.

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Sedgwick Chief of Staff and EVP Elizabeth Demaret featured in the Insurance Business Elite Women 2018

Elizabeth Demaret named one of the Insurance Business Elite Women of 2018

Blog
One millionth morphine equivalent dosage MED

In late 2011, a team of claims management and managed care leaders at Sedgwick met to identify how they could address the troubling rise in opioid prescriptions and morphine equivalent dosage (MED).  What followed was the development of a team of doctors, pharmacists and specially trained nurses engaged to educate prescribers and patients and to formulate weaning plans and identify alternative therapies for cases with adverse drug trends.  Through the efforts of this team, we have s

Client bulletin
Sedgwick’s unique surgery nurse solution - client bulletin

Sedgwick’s unique surgery nurse solution helps patients take steps to improve their recovery

Press release
Sedgwick’s unique surgery nurse solution helps patients take steps to improve their recovery

Sedgwick’s unique surgery nurse solution helps patients take steps to improve their recovery

Press release
Mike Alwyn named Chief Operating Officer for Sedgwick Canada

Sedgwick is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Alwyn to Chief Operating Officer of Sedgwick Canada.

Press release
Andrée-Anne Beauchamp, CIP, joins Sedgwick Canada as Claims Adjuster

Sedgwick is pleased to announce that Andrée-Anne Beauchamp, CIP, joins the team as claims adjuster for Sedgwick Canada.

Client bulletin
Leave law update - May 2018

Leave law update - May 2018

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