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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
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
Blog
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
Legislative update
July 20, 2020
Legislation updates: Disability, leave, ADA 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-19…

July 20, 2020
Article
July 20, 2020
Ed Reis
President, Sedgwick Repair Solutions
How COVID-19 Has Changed Workplace Cleaning

This month's Experts View column features Ed Reis, president of Sedgwick's repair solutions division

July 20, 2020 by Ed Reis, President, Sedgwick Repair Solutions
Article
July 16, 2020
Michel Honoré, national director for theft and fine arts and Alasdair Shaw, MCL adjuster, Sedgwick France
Viewpoint: The market must stem the surge in luxury goods insurance fraud

Carriers and adjusters must be prepared to combat the increase in fraudulent and inflated claims for high value items driven by the financial strain of the pandemic.

July 16, 2020 by Michel Honoré, national director for theft and fine arts and Alasdair Shaw, MCL adjuster, Sedgwick France
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July 13, 2020
Chris Mandel, RF, SVP strategic solutions and David Langham, Deputy Chief Judge Florida Office of Workers' Compensation and visiting fellow, Sedgwick Institute
New research paper on American workers’ compensation: a study in disparities and the expanded use of presumption

COVID-19 has presented American workers and employers with a variety of impacts. From its roots as an injury compensation system, American workers’ compensation has evolved on a state-by-state basis. Despite some outliers, disease has not been compen…

July 13, 2020 by Chris Mandel, RF, SVP strategic solutions and David Langham, Deputy Chief Judge Florida Office of Workers' Compensation and visiting fellow, Sedgwick Institute
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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
Article, Video
July 07, 2020
Stephen Bevan
client director of Sedgwick International UK
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work - What do millennials want from their employers; and has it shifted due to Covid-19?

Panelists including Stephen Bevan, client director of Sedgwick International UK, discuss how millennials have experienced lockdown and what temporary practices they would like to see made permanent

July 07, 2020 by Stephen Bevan, client director of Sedgwick International UK
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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