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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
Press release
August 02, 2020
Sedgwick appoints Takeshi Nagao managing director for Japan

TOKYO, 3 August 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has appointed Takeshi Nagao as managing director for its operations in Japan. Nagao is a property and casualty claims …

August 02, 2020
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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
July 31, 2020
CAT response services: Sedgwick's yacht surveyors/adjusters are ready for Hurricane Isaias

Hurricane Isaias is brewing and forecasted to impact the islands of the northern Caribbean and the southeastern U.S. with heavy rain, winds and building seas. With hurricane season upon us and activity in the Atlantic starting to heat up, Sedgwick ha…

July 31, 2020
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July 24, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
COVID-19 six months later: Where are we?

As of this writing, we have over 15 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide and over 4 million cases here in the U.S. Those numbers are staggering – and not what we expected when I first wrote on Sedgwick’s blog only six months ago about the no…

July 24, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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July 10, 2020
Marcia Giesler, Affinity Business Development Director and Tom Hebson, Managing Director, Captive and Program Affinity
How can captives play a role in getting back to business during COVID-19?

With the recent spike in numbers, the coronavirus doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. And with a second wave of COVID-19 likely on its way later this year, many employers are recommitting to the planning and coverage of their businesses durin…

July 10, 2020 by Marcia Giesler, Affinity Business Development Director and Tom Hebson, Managing Director, Captive and Program Affinity
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July 02, 2020
John Gragson, Senior Vice President, Catastrophe Operations Danny Miller, Executive Vice President, Loss Adjustment Property, Specialty Services Gail Oliver, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Property
A catastrophe within a catastrophe: Storm prep amid COVID-19

It’s hard to think about given our current environment, but it's important to remember just the same: Storm season is here. Hurricane season typically runs from early June through the end of November; data on ocean temperatures and related factors ar…

July 02, 2020 by John Gragson, Senior Vice President, Catastrophe Operations Danny Miller, Executive Vice President, Loss Adjustment Property, Specialty Services Gail Oliver, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Property
Press release
June 30, 2020
Sedgwick announces Maphilindo International service offerings in Malaysia will operate with the Sedgwick brand

KUALA LUMPUR, 1 July 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, announces the rebranding of Maphilindo International and the launch of the newly expanded services under the Sedgw…

June 30, 2020
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June 24, 2020
Andrea J. Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations, Sedgwick and Will Kimbrough, MD, MSPH, Senior Medical Director of Clinical Services, One Medical
Testing, tracking, talking: Additional strategies in the back to business toolkit

In Sedgwick’s recent blog, we discussed return to work strategies during the pandemic. Let’s keep the momentum going.  Business owners are asking many questions about how to bring employees back to the workplace in a way that is safe and p…

June 24, 2020 by Andrea J. Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations, Sedgwick and Will Kimbrough, MD, MSPH, Senior Medical Director of Clinical Services, One Medical
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June 22, 2020
Insurance Business America's Elite Women 2020: Revealed

Sedgwick's Gail Oliver, senior vice president sales and marketing for property Americas, named to list of insurance industry’s foremost female leaders

June 22, 2020
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June 19, 2020
Christophe Friang
National Director, Sedgwick France
France: Rise of costs in construction and claims management expected post-confinement

Lisez ceci en français Following talks with various organizations and unions within the construction sector, the French government published in April a “Guide to health safety recommendations for the business continuity of construction in the midst …

June 19, 2020 by Christophe Friang, National Director, Sedgwick France
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June 12, 2020
Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations; Beth Burry-Jackson, Vice President, Clinical Operations Vocational/Return to Work & Behavioral Health; Kimberly Wickert, Director, Vocational & Return to Work Services
Return to work strategies during the pandemic

Return to work is important at any time, but during the COVID-19 pandemic it is taking on a new dimension – what should be included in a return to work plan as we return to work? These unique circumstances have taught us all to rethink how we care fo…

June 12, 2020 by Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations; Beth Burry-Jackson, Vice President, Clinical Operations Vocational/Return to Work & Behavioral Health; Kimberly Wickert, Director, Vocational & Return to Work Services
Press release
June 09, 2020
Sedgwick names Amen Chiu director of Hong Kong operations

HONG KONG, 10 June 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the appointment of Amen Chiu as director of its operations in Hong Kong. Chiu brings to his new rol…

June 09, 2020
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May 15, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer, Sedgwick
Finding your ZENter

Generally speaking, fundraisers are good, right? And fundraisers for such longstanding and venerable organizations as the March of Dimes are important, we can surely all agree. So when Peter Tripp, a popular radio DJ in the ’50s, came up with a stunt…

May 15, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer, Sedgwick
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May 14, 2020
Rich Wirth
Vice President Risk Control
Safe and sound: Pre-inspection site services

While COVID-19 has affected us all deeply, we see that businesses are strong and determined to emerge on the other side. Now is the time to build and execute a thoughtful and purposeful back-to-business strategy.  As organizations prepare …

May 14, 2020 by Rich Wirth, Vice President Risk Control