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August 12, 2020
CAT response services: Derecho storms through the Midwest

A destructive derecho stormed through a long stretch of the Midwest on Monday, bringing torrential rain and dangerous straight-line winds to Iowa, Illinois and Indiana. With wind gusts up to 112 mph, the derecho moved from far southeastern South Dako…

August 12, 2020
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August 04, 2020
CAT response services: Severe weather threatens the U.S.

Tropical Storm Isaias Isaias made landfall in North Carolina as a category 1 hurricane late Monday causing coastal flooding, structural fires and collapses, and power outages for more than 500,000 homes and businesses. Now downgraded to a tropi…

August 04, 2020
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July 27, 2020
Jake Carter
director forensic advisory services, Sedgwick Australia
Sedgwick's Jake Carter, director forensic advisory services division in Australia, selected for the Insurance Business Young Guns 2020 list

Young Guns are the future of the Australian insurance industry, with up-to-date knowledge that industry veterans can benefit from and leadership skills that will make them role models for the brokers of tomorrow.

July 27, 2020 by Jake Carter, director forensic advisory services, Sedgwick Australia
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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
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June 18, 2020
CAT response services: Several wildfires lead to evacuations in the western U.S.

Fueled by high temperatures and dry weather, several active wildfires are burning across the western U.S., prompting evacuations along with road and recreation area closures. Red flag warnings and elevated fire weather conditions continue in some are…

June 18, 2020
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June 03, 2020
Danny Miller
Executive Vice President, Loss Adjustment Property, Specialty Services
Beyond property: Coverage in a time of crisis

During tumultuous times, businesses run the risk of property damage and so much more. Now is an appropriate time to consider your current coverage and ensure you are prepared. Property coverage that extends beyond the building and its conte…

June 03, 2020 by Danny Miller, Executive Vice President, Loss Adjustment Property, Specialty Services
Press release
May 21, 2020
ANZIIF welcomes Sedgwick CEO Diego Ascani to the board

The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance is proud to announce the appointment of Diego Ascani to the ANZIIF Board. Diego is the Chief Executive Officer for Sedgwick Australia, overseeing insurance, loss adjusting, forensic a…

May 21, 2020
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May 08, 2020
John Gragson
Senior Vice President, Catastrophe Operations, Sedgwick
A catastrophe within a catastrophe

It’s hard to think about given our current environment, but important to remember just the same: Storm season is right around the corner for many of us — for others, it’s well underway. Hurricane season typically runs from early June throu…

May 08, 2020 by John Gragson, Senior Vice President, Catastrophe Operations, Sedgwick
Blog
April 24, 2020
Steve Powell, EVP, Specialty Operations, Property Americas and Michael Hoffman, MSc, IAAI-CFI, Sr. Principal Fire Scientist, EFI Global, a Sedgwick company
Fire dangers and fraud – an unexpected impact of COVID-19

Compared to a few months ago, more people are staying at home. More people are cooking at home. More people are unemployed. More people are in economic stress. Because of these circumstances, people are faced with new challenges – and more kitchens a…

April 24, 2020 by Steve Powell, EVP, Specialty Operations, Property Americas and Michael Hoffman, MSc, IAAI-CFI, Sr. Principal Fire Scientist, EFI Global, a Sedgwick company
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April 13, 2020
CAT response services: Tornados devastate multiple states

The northeast coast is bracing for severe weather today after 39 reported tornados devastated several states — spanning more than 1,200 miles from Texas to North Carolina and leading to at least 19 fatalities. Hundreds of homes and b…

April 13, 2020
Press release
March 19, 2020
EFI Global expands services into South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, 19 March, 2020 – EFI Global, a full-service international consulting firm specialising in forensic engineering, environmental, fire investigation and specialty consulting services is pleased to announce the launch of EFI Global in Sout…

March 19, 2020
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March 18, 2020
CAT response services: Earthquake hits Utah

This morning, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit about 10 miles west of Salt Lake City, near the city of Magna. This is the state's most powerful earthquake since 1992. Damage has caused power outages for about 55,000 people, gas leaks, damage to mu…

March 18, 2020
Article
February 21, 2020
Leon Briggs
Head of Forensic Advisory Services New Zealand
Coronavirus risk 'outside standard BI cover'

Leon Briggs, Head of Forensic Advisory Services New Zealand, contributed to this article

February 21, 2020 by Leon Briggs, Head of Forensic Advisory Services New Zealand
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January 28, 2020
Damian Glynn, Director, Head of Financial Risks, Sedgwick UK and Leon Briggs, National Chief Adjuster, Major and complex loss, Sedgwick New Zealand
Coronavirus outbreak: What businesses should know regarding coverage

The new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, originating in Wuhan in China, has been widely reported in the media and there’s a handy summary of what we know about it so far on the Sedgwick blog. The world has already seen more than 2,000 reported cases…

January 28, 2020 by Damian Glynn, Director, Head of Financial Risks, Sedgwick UK and Leon Briggs, National Chief Adjuster, Major and complex loss, Sedgwick New Zealand
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January 17, 2020
Laura de Sordi, Rob Fox, John Gragson, Gail Oliver
Caring continues in the Bahamas

An unprecedented storm Even as Dorian spun for weeks at sea, people were preparing for its arrival. Original projections had the storm directly hitting Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where residents, property owners and businesses braced for what was expe…

January 17, 2020 by Laura de Sordi, Rob Fox, John Gragson, Gail Oliver