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May 03, 2021
A cyclone, claims team, and a caravan

An interview with Dale Sweeney, commercial and complex domestic area manager – WA, in Insurance Business Australia.

May 03, 2021
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May 03, 2021
In the Limelight: Ton Schox - Sedgwick global marine

Article in RMSC featuring Ton Schox, head marine continental Europe, marine specialist practice group leader.

May 03, 2021
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April 30, 2021
Shawn Johnson, managing director, workforce absence and Adam Morell, JD, director, national compliance, ADA accommodations
Blurring the lines between accommodations

As employers reimagine their return to work programs and strategies, they often wonder about the difference between traditional return to work programs and accommodations afforded under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). At RIMS LIVE 2021, we…

April 30, 2021 by Shawn Johnson, managing director, workforce absence and Adam Morell, JD, director, national compliance, ADA accommodations
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April 30, 2021
Global marine: Shipping containers lost overboard highest in seven years

2020 saw the largest spike in shipping containers lost at sea in seven years, with more than 3,000 boxes falling overboard — up from just under 500 in 2019 and about 1,420 in 2018. More than 1,000 have fallen overboard so far in 2021, with loss…

April 30, 2021
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April 30, 2021
Amanda Combs
recall consultant
Revelations of another carcinogen in hand sanitizers puts more pressure on manufacturers

More than a year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, hand sanitizers are making headlines again. This time there are new revelations about the existence of high levels of the carcinogen benzene in sanitizers widely available to the public. An a…

April 30, 2021 by Amanda Combs, recall consultant
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April 29, 2021
Cat response services: Hailstorms pummel Texas and Oklahoma

Major hailstorms pummeled parts of Texas and Oklahoma last night — damaging homes, businesses and cars. The hail, some the size of baseballs, came from a line of severe storms that also triggered tornado warnings and caused flooding in Texas, M…

April 29, 2021
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April 29, 2021
Paul Peak, vice president clinical pharmacy and Reema Hammoud, assistant vice president, clinical pharmacy
The drugs that keep us up at night

How well are you sleeping at night? It's not uncommon to have difficulty falling or staying asleep, but certain medications and substances may either help or inhibit proper rest. From a pharmacist’s perspective, it’s essential to address the root cau…

April 29, 2021 by Paul Peak, vice president clinical pharmacy and Reema Hammoud, assistant vice president, clinical pharmacy
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April 28, 2021
Carriers' inconsistent approach to BI claims is a ‘major issue’ for the market

Article in Insurance Day by Damian Glynn, director, head of financial risks. Read the article online or click here to view the PDF version.

April 28, 2021
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April 28, 2021
Robin Roeder
SVP risk management
Celebrating the next generation of leaders

For any organization, supporting the next generation of workers will undoubtedly help build future leaders. That’s why Sedgwick invests in supporting students entering our industry to pursue careers. The Sedgwick / Steven E. Penman Memorial Scholarsh…

April 28, 2021 by Robin Roeder, SVP risk management
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April 27, 2021
Luke Evans
business development manager
Electric vehicle sales on the rise but concerns persist

At the end of this year, leaders from around the world will gather in Glasgow, Scotland for vital talks on climate change and what can be done to tackle this pressing concern. The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) — which wa…

April 27, 2021 by Luke Evans, business development manager
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April 27, 2021
Sedgwick announces partnership with CIWEM to advance flood risk management

LONDON, 27 April 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CI…

April 27, 2021
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April 26, 2021
Bryon Bass, SVP workforce absence and Max Koonce, chief claims officer
Claims and COVID-19: The trends you should know about

As we all reflect on the events that transpired in 2020, now is the time to lean on the lessons learned so we can move forward together. To shed light on the size and scope of claims activity related to the pandemic — from both an occupational …

April 26, 2021 by Bryon Bass, SVP workforce absence and Max Koonce, chief claims officer
April 23, 2021
Sedgwick appoints Ruth Leggett as CEO in Ireland

DUBLIN, 23 April 2021 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the appointment of Ruth Leggett as CEO of its operations in Ireland. Leggett steps into the role held …

April 23, 2021
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April 23, 2021
Cyclone Seroja's southerly path raises insurance challenges

Sedgwick's Commercial and Domestic Complex WA Area Manager, Dale Sweeney, talks about rebuilding and insurance challenges caused by Cyclone Seroja

April 23, 2021
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April 23, 2021
Ergonomics in the office: What to do when we’re all vaccinated and back in routine

Sedgwick's Lisa Orr, senior human factors consultant, discusses best-practice office ergonomics

April 23, 2021