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Sedgwick edge
September 04, 2019
Expert view

edge: What trends are we seeing in litigation management? Max: There are probably three main reasons people reach out to attorneys for workers’ compensation or liability claims. First, they may have a general fear or lack of understanding o…

September 04, 2019
June 14, 2019
Chris Mandel, SVP and Director, Sedgwick Institute
Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act update - Key considerations for businesses

One of the biggest challenges in risk management is the concept of things “probable” versus things “possible.” Traditional risk management has focused more on the probable, using historical losses and other data to actuarially forecast future losses …

June 14, 2019 by Chris Mandel, SVP and Director, Sedgwick Institute
February 16, 2018
Scott Westman
SVP of operations
Why you should love a career in claims and insurance

February is Insurance Careers Month, and Sedgwick is proud to participate in this industrywide effort to attract new talent to our ranks. With nearly 4 million Baby Boomers retiring each year and fewer than 5% of millennials expressing interest …

February 16, 2018 by Scott Westman, SVP of operations
Sedgwick edge
September 11, 2017
Bob Peterson
Group President
Community spotlight: Caring counts at RIMS

The conference reception, hosted by the Spencer Educational Foundation, served as the perfect venue for us to announce Sedgwick’s $100,000 pledge to endow a scholarship in memory of our late, beloved colleague Steve Penman. The Spencer Foundation is…

September 11, 2017 by Bob Peterson, Group President
Sedgwick edge
November 28, 2016
Steve Powell
President, Unified Investigations & Sciences, Inc., a Sedgwick company
The importance of preserving claim-related evidence

Consider this example – An office employee sits down to begin the day and his chair breaks causing him to fall and injure his back. The employee has extensive back injuries and the time off he needs to recover causes the business major productivity i…

November 28, 2016 by Steve Powell, President, Unified Investigations & Sciences, Inc., a Sedgwick company
August 17, 2016
Scott Rogers
President, Client Services
Using data to drive operational solutions

We are just a few days away from the 2016 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference which will be held on August 21 – 24 in Orlando. Once again, I am looking forward to the opportunity to host a panel that is exploring a very important industry to…

August 17, 2016 by Scott Rogers, President, Client Services
Sedgwick edge
July 18, 2016
Michael Arbour
Group President
Going global

It may seem like an obvious choice to use one service provider to manage claims and risk needs in a coordinated way around the globe, but the real challenge is finding one that can do so proficiently. So many aspects of this business vary greatly by …

July 18, 2016 by Michael Arbour, Group President
March 25, 2016
Scott Rogers
President, Client Services
The advocacy advantage

Workers’ compensation is complex, process-intensive and sometimes confusing -- as we in the industry know. When an injured employee who is unfamiliar with it attempts to navigate the system, the complexities can be daunting, sometimes leading to fr…

March 25, 2016 by Scott Rogers, President, Client Services
August 22, 2015
Chris Mandel, RF
SVP Strategic Solutions
Next level claim strategies

On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, from 9:50 – 11:00 am Sedgwick will present one important aspect of next level claim strategies in “New Thinking in Risk Management: Leveraging Program Integration and Cross-functional Collaboration for Better Results.” …

August 22, 2015 by Chris Mandel, RF, SVP Strategic Solutions
July 26, 2015
Scott Rogers
President, Client Services
Big data: Analytics and trends

I think by now most would agree that “big data” is more of a catch phrase that encapsulates all things data, including interconnectivity of data repositories, trend analysis, benchmarking, predictive analytics and claim level interventions. Big dat…

July 26, 2015 by Scott Rogers, President, Client Services
January 13, 2015
Desiree Tolbert
AVP National Technical Compliance
TRIA: What it means for workers' compensation

As shown by news reports from France last week, terrorism continues to be a real threat. Perhaps this reminder prompted the U.S. House of Representatives to vote 416-5 on Jan. 7, 2015 followed by a vote of 93-4 by the U.S. Senate on Jan. 8, 2015 for…

January 13, 2015 by Desiree Tolbert, AVP National Technical Compliance
June 20, 2013
Chris Mandel, RF
SVP Strategic Solutions
Should risk standards matter in managing workers’ comp?

Workers' compensation, being the statutorily defined and administered animal that it is, may not appear to need a risk standard applied to its day-to-day management, but I maintain the opposite is true. All risk exposures lend themselves to better ma…

June 20, 2013 by Chris Mandel, RF, SVP Strategic Solutions
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