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August 18, 2020
Legislation updates: Disability, leave and workers' compensation

Sedgwick regularly monitors and reports on disability, leave, ADA 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-…

August 18, 2020
Article
August 17, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Telemedicine Takes Center Stage

Sedgwick's Dr. Teresa Bartlett, managing director and senior medical officer, discusses the increasing acceptance of telemedicine and how employers are shifting their focus to see how it can be more widely applied to their workers’ comp programs.

August 17, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Blog
August 14, 2020
Keith Pokorny, Regional Vice President, EFI Global Inc. and Ed Reis, President, Repair Solutions
Trending themes in building safety and repair

You may think you are prepared, but are you really prepared? As more organizations move from a planning phase to an active return to workplaces, schools, campuses and more, they are facing an urgent need to have resources at the ready from a building…

August 14, 2020 by Keith Pokorny, Regional Vice President, EFI Global Inc. and Ed Reis, President, Repair Solutions
Study, Article
August 13, 2020
Max Koonce
Chief Claims Officer
White Paper: Expanded Use of Presumption and the Implications for the “Grand Bargain”

The COVID-19 environment has generated renewed conversations around compensability presumptions. Some argue that broadening workers’ compensation coverage beyond what are employment related risks for which employers have no ability to control or prev…

August 13, 2020 by Max Koonce, Chief Claims Officer
Article
August 13, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Everything You Need to Protect Yourself (and Others) From COVID-19 on Campus

Sedgwick's Dr. Teresa Bartlett, senior medical officer, was interviewed for this feature article

August 13, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Article
August 11, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
9 Ways To Stay Safe When Returning To Your Workplace During Covid-19

Sedgwick's Dr. Teresa Bartlett, senior medical officer, was interviewed for this article

August 11, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Article
August 11, 2020
Andrea Buhl
MSN, RN, FNP-BC, managing director, clinical operations
The New Era of Fit for Work Programs

This month's Experts View column features Sedgwick's Andrea J. Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, managing director, clinical operations

August 11, 2020 by Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, managing director, clinical operations
Article
August 11, 2020
Mike Brogden
chief executive officer, Middle East
COVID-19, economic issues complicating assessment of Beirut blast claims

This articles includes comments from Sedgwick's Mike Brogden, chief executive officer, Middle East

August 11, 2020 by Mike Brogden, chief executive officer, Middle East
Blog
August 06, 2020
Bryon Bass
SVP Workforce Absence
Furlough FAQs

Among the many issues employers are facing in the wake of the spread of COVID-19 is the possibility of furloughs, temporary location closings and short-term layoffs. Not only are these actions devastating and challenging for individuals and teams, th…

August 06, 2020 by Bryon Bass, SVP Workforce Absence
Article
August 03, 2020
Chris Mandel, RF
SVP Strategic Solutions
Presumption of WC Claim Compensability in the Age of COVID

COVID-19 has brought a spotlight to a long-developing issue in workers compensation (WC), namely the presumption of compensability. As legislators and politicians increasingly turn to the use and expansion of the "presumption of compensability" to ex…

August 03, 2020 by Chris Mandel, RF, SVP Strategic Solutions
Newsletter
August 03, 2020
Darin Miller, NAMS-CMS
marine manager
How Marine Claims is Adapting Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

In the American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU) most recent newsletter, Darin Miller, NAMS-CMS shares his expertise on how marine claims are adapting amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 03, 2020 by Darin Miller, NAMS-CMS, marine manager
Blog
July 31, 2020
Jennifer Milton
Team Leader / Senior Claims Manager, Sedgwick Germany
What lasting, positive transformations may we see because of COVID-19?

Headlines continually tell us about the plethora of changes and disturbances taking place around the globe and in most aspects of our lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And whether the end to this catastrophe will occur through the development of re…

July 31, 2020 by Jennifer Milton, Team Leader / Senior Claims Manager, Sedgwick Germany
Article
July 28, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
6 Myths About Coronavirus Herd Immunity, Debunked By Doctors

This article includes comments by Sedgwick's Dr. Teresa Bartlett, senior medical officer

July 28, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
Newsletter
July 27, 2020
Sedgwick news UK

News and views from Sedgwick in the UK - issue 4 | Summer 2020

July 27, 2020
Article
July 27, 2020
Lisa Harlan
managing director
COVID-19 Is Changing the Workers’ Comp Playbook: Are You Giving Your Claims Team What They Need to Prepare?

This article includes comments from Sedgwick's Lisa Harlan, managing director

July 27, 2020 by Lisa Harlan, managing director