Posts related to ‘Liability’

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Press release
October 04, 2023
EFI Global acquires the business and assets of Artemis Milieu BV in Belgium

BRUSSELS – 4 October 2023 – EFI Global, a leading, full-service international consulting firm specializing in forensic engineering, environmental, fire investigation and specialty consulting services, has acquired the business and assets of Artemis M…

October 04, 2023
October 03, 2023
Edging up

In this article, we discuss our short takes on industry trends, emerging issues and service enhancements.

October 03, 2023
October 03, 2023
The rise of claim severity and complexity

In this article, we’ll explore some of the notable factors driving rising claim complexity and severity, and the resulting implications for the property and liability claims sectors. We’ll also share a few best practices to help insurers and business…

October 03, 2023
September 28, 2023
Kenneth Christie
senior marine surveyor
Commercial hull and machinery claim assessments: anchoring the foundations of marine insurance

In the vast expanse of the maritime world — where unpredictable seas and unforeseen circumstances collide — marine insurance emerges as a vital safeguard for vessel owners and operators. At the heart of marine insurance lies the intricate…

September 28, 2023 by Kenneth Christie, senior marine surveyor
September 26, 2023
Max Koonce
chief claims officer
Stabilizing litigation in a volatile world

The frequency of litigation in liability insurance claims is increasing incrementally as impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic subside. While litigation remains a small percentage of overall claim volume, the cost of resolving those claims is disproportio…

September 26, 2023 by Max Koonce, chief claims officer
September 20, 2023
David Gibson
partner, forensic accounting services
Service Target Performance Incentive Scheme (STPIS) claims: here today, gone tomorrow?

In recent years, we have seen an increase in claims across Australia made by electricity distributors for financial loss resulting from third-party damage to their infrastructure. The most significant part of these losses commonly relates to a regula…

September 20, 2023 by David Gibson, partner, forensic accounting services
September 15, 2023
David Stills
SVP, carrier and risk practice
Hard insurance market or just a new norm?

Insurance is an effective financial tool allowing entities to transfer risk to a third party, providing protection from profit and loss (P&L) volatility and enabling growth by allowing other risks to be absorbed, while insurable risks are hedged. Oft…

September 15, 2023 by David Stills, SVP, carrier and risk practice
September 13, 2023
complex liability, technical director - International UK
RAAC: potential issues and liability implications

Given recent media interest regarding reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC), Sedgwick’s liability claims services group consider what the potential issues are, and what the current liability implications might be. What is RAAC? Autoclaved…

September 13, 2023 by Graham Ginn, ABEng ACII CIP FCILA FUEDI-ELAE FIFAA BDMA Tech (Ins) , complex liability, technical director - International UK
September 08, 2023
Jon Paulsen
senior vice president, self-insurance pooling
Imagine the possibilities at CAJPA

The California Association of Joint Power Authorities (CAJPA) will host their fall conference September 12-15 in Lake Tahoe, California. This event is a space for over 1,000 pooling professionals from all across the state to connect with general mana…

September 08, 2023 by Jon Paulsen, senior vice president, self-insurance pooling
September 06, 2023
Buddy Poljan
professional engineer
Equipment contamination and quantification after a property loss

Across various industry sectors and businesses, commercial electrical and mechanical equipment can be exposed to contaminants from fire, water and other perils. After a loss event, particulates often settle on susceptible surfaces — which can l…

September 06, 2023 by Buddy Poljan, professional engineer
September 04, 2023
Chris Occleshaw
recall consultant
New UK product safety regime review presents manufacturers with increased regulatory obligations

In early August, the government of the United Kingdom released 13 proposals to change product safety. While stakeholders have been expecting these proposals for a while now, a few of the changes came as a surprise to regulatory experts because they c…

September 04, 2023 by Chris Occleshaw, recall consultant
September 01, 2023
Neil Wright
director, professional liability claims
Navigating professional indemnity insurance

Professional indemnity insurance — also referred to as professional liability or errors and omissions — is used by lawyers, accountants and other professionals who require expert guidance and coverage for their business. In this podcast, …

September 01, 2023 by Neil Wright, director, professional liability claims
Press release
September 01, 2023
Sedgwick promotes David Harrison to lead UK liability claims services

LONDON, 1 September 2023 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits, and integrated business solutions, announced that industry veteran David Harrison will take the helm as director of its liability claims services in …

September 01, 2023
Press release
August 29, 2023
Sedgwick désigné employeur attractif 2023 pour les métiers de l’IT par 01Net et Pro-Conso

PARIS, le 29 août 2023 - Sedgwick, leader mondial en solutions intégrées d’expertise d’assurance et de gestion des risques, est désigné par le magazine 01NET et le groupe Pro-Conso comme l’un des employeurs particulièrement attractifs dans le secteur…

August 29, 2023
August 28, 2023
Bob Richards
OAM, national executive adjuster
Understanding proximate cause

In the insurance space, the concept of proximate cause plays a pivotal role in determining the outcome of insurance claims. Insurance policies are designed to provide coverage for specific perils and damages, but when multiple events occur simultaneo…

August 28, 2023 by Bob Richards, OAM, national executive adjuster