From small buildings, oil refineries and critical infrastructure projects through to the construction of iconic buildings, we bring strength and stability as an independent construction expert. Our building consulting team offers a wide range of consulting services, from traditional cost estimating and scheduling to total project management.
We have been the nominated loss adjusters on some of the largest and most prestigious building developments around the world. We are trusted because we understand what our clients need and provide the right experts where and when they are needed. With unrivaled Construction All Risk (CAR) and Engineering All Risk (EAR) expertise, we reduce claims spend by recommending a swift and appropriate course of action from day one.
Regardless of the size, scope or location – from a hurricane resulting in storm surge and severe winds or a quickly spreading wildfire to a man-made event at a single location – our experienced catastrophe specialists mobilize quickly to assess and manage disaster-related claims. Our catastrophe response team will work with you to accurately determine coverage, and provide appropriate, insightful reporting and analysis throughout the life of the claim. When a catastrophe occurs, clients can also access our on-demand network of professionals to scale their operations and facilitate faster claims resolution.
Sedgwick works on behalf of insurers, agents and corporate clients within all classes of commercial lines claims. We understand the nuances of guiding a small business owner versus a large corporate risk manager through the claims process, and offer an empathetic approach to handling a claim, however large or small. With expert technology expediting the process, we keep everyone informed throughout each step of a claim, aiming always for a swift and fair settlement to the benefit and satisfaction of all parties. In major regions around the world, our highly skilled repair network is available to provide cost-competitive, reputable support for restoration and mitigation services.
Sedgwick’s contents solutions division provides comprehensive and accurate contents assessment, adjusting, scope and valuation services. The efficient procedures we have developed ensure a comprehensive and accurate contents inventory, while controlling the costs of a claim.
As an authorized third-party administrator (TPA) that has delegated authority, Sedgwick can serve as your organization’s claims department on any property or casualty account and provide a complete claims service for insurance carriers, syndicates, brokers and associations that is second to none. Our account managers’ expertise includes property and general liability on accounts such as commercial business packages, restaurant and tavern programs, hotel and motel programs, auto programs, garage programs and transportation risks. Additionally, we can provide expertise in handling high value property exposures.
Sedgwick’s expert domestic teams assist homeowners with their claims, providing local expertise in areas around the globe. Our adjusters respond quickly to help clients and their customers with property claims resulting from fire, water, storm damage, subsidence and other disasters. In many larger territories, we can integrate repairs and restoration through our certified repair networks, simplifying the process.
Our forensic accounting, investigation and business income experts provide astute, independent financial analysis to insurers, reinsurers and captive insurance companies to ensure claims are accurately quantified and resolved. We analyze the difficult financial components of insurance claims, uncovering the evidence to measure the full financial impact of any business interruption loss.
EFI Global, a Sedgwick company, leads the industry with the widest range of engineering, fire investigation, failure analysis, forensics, origin and cause investigations, environmental consulting, accident reconstruction, laboratory testing and specialty consulting services available to public and private entities. EFI’s skilled and experienced professionals and technical specialists deal with a full range of losses, and provide immediate response to clients worldwide – anytime, anywhere.
Our loss control services minimize insurance costs, injuries and lost productivity time through a variety of services including building system analysis, construction management and monitoring, defect and cost valuations, property condition assessments, emergency spill response, environmental health and safety plans and litigation support.
Major and complex property losses can have widespread effects. Our experience in the skillful management of these events can greatly limit this impact. By working with all stakeholders, we mitigate the loss and return the business to normal operations as soon as possible. This is achieved by early identification and resolution of critical issues and regular communication.
Sedgwick’s specialty practice groups provide adjusting services, consulting and guidance to address all types and sizes of claims, ensuring we can meet unique challenges in many industries, including:
When a property or liability event occurs, finding the right local expert to inspect, investigate and adjust a claim can present major challenges for carriers and employers including price, service and cycle time. The right partnerships and tools can mean the difference between quickly amassing a backlog of site visits vs. being ready at a moment’s notice to serve clients. Sedgwick offers a fast model supported by innovative technology designed to address these challenges while improving customer satisfaction.
With Sedgwick's CXP platform, we expedite the process by enlisting our network of licensed adjusters, inspectors and independent contractors to handle assignments when and where they are needed. The process is facilitated by a mobile app that enables our network in the field to smoothly partner with desk adjusters to capture the right details and to quickly resolve claims.
From everyday jobs to major losses, Sedgwick’s repair solutions team simplifies the process. We provide managed repair, restoration and mitigation services through a network of certified contractors located throughout the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Our dedicated repair concierge and contractor credentialing service can be integrated for all types of properties including homes, commercial buildings and major infrastructure in the U.S. and Canada. We identify, deploy and manage resources on behalf of the carrier and property owner throughout the entire process. In the U.K., our contractor network offers a wide range of residential services such as roofing and siding repairs, water damage restoration and home emergency repairs. Backed by Sedgwick’s overarching caring counts philosophy, our team has earned a reputation as one of the most trusted in the industry.
In addition, our mitigation bill review services ensure mitigation charges are fair and accurate based on the complexity of each loss and standard industry/regional pricing. We make an impact on claims leakage for the vast majority of files reviewed on behalf of clients, offering excellent value for your investment.
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Sedgwick’s temporary housing division provides relocation services for displaced homeowners and traveling insurance professionals. Whether accommodations are needed for one night or one year, our temporary housing experts negotiate the best lease terms while staying within additional living expense budgets. Our network of hotel brands and short-term housing owners helps ensure we provide the best temporary housing, every time.
Sedgwick’s valuation services division provides insurance appraisals and reserve studies, including pre-loss inspections for buildings, personal property and equipment. Our team works to determine the loss amount and to resolve any claim disputes relating to lost or damaged property. Our certified appraisal professionals have extensive experience with this process and also understand property policy wording, local jurisdictional differences and building codes, costs and processes.
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