Sedgwick News

Sedgwick Founder Robert Young Dead at 83

Robert Lerton “Bob” Young, founder of a company that grew to become claims-management giant Sedgwick, died on Feb. 20, the company announced Wednesday. He was 83. Young in 1969 founded a small claims services company in San Francisco. The company …

Business People: Sedgwick, Swiss Re and Crawford & Co.

Sedgwick Appoints Pool Administrator Sedgwick has hired Rob Kramer, a former York Risk Services manager, as director of pool administration. Kramer will be responsible for developing creative solutions to help risk pools continue to thrive as they face exposures and …

Business News: FloodMapp, Ironshore, Sedgwick

FloodMapp Announces U.S. Launch of Flood-Prediction Technology FloodMapp, a firm founded in Brisbane, Australia that provides predictive flood modeling, will soon offer its product in Texas and Florida. The company said in a press release that FloodMapp uses a proprietary …

Sedgwick Closes on Acquisition of York Risk Services

Insurance and benefits claims firm Sedgwick said it has completed its purchase of York Risk Services Group, which offers claims administration, managed care and loss adjusting services. The acquisition plan was first announced in July. The purchase marks Sedgwick’s third …

Business News: Travelers, VenAssure, Sedgwick Make Announcements

Travelers Paying Claims with PayPal Travelers has launched a new service that allows auto, property and general liability policyholders to receive claim payments through PayPal. The carries link to PasyPal comes through Global Digital Disbursements, a service provided by Bank …

CRU Group, RT Speciality, Lombardi Associates Make Appointments

CRU Group Hires CEO for US Claims CRU Group has appointed David Repinski as chief executive officer of CRU USA, which provides claims adjusting services. “The dramatic consolidation of the independent adjusting sector in the United States has created huge …

Sedgwick’s Purchase of York Furthers Consolidation of TPA Industry

Sedgwick announced Monday that it has signed an agreement to purchase York Risk Services, continuing a long-term consolidation trend among third-party administrators. The purchase of York — which must be approved by federal regulators — would mark Sedgwick’s third acquisition …

Politics, Greater Employee Focus Among Workers’ Comp Issues to Watch in 2019

Value-based care, party changes in several states, as well as a holistic view when it comes to patient injuries will have a significant impact on the workers’ compensation industry this year, according to hosts of the Out Front Ideas webinar …

Business News: Sedgwick, Verisk, CLARA Analytics

Sedgwick has finalized the purchase of global loss adjusting, claims management and risk solutions firm Cunningham Lindsey and its subsidiaries. The combined organization—including the subsidiaries of Sedgwick, Vericlaim and Cunningham Lindsey, with select exceptions—will move toward operating globally under the …

Business News: Sedgwick, GEICO, Bardavon Health Innovations, Enservio

Sedgwick to acquire Cunningham Lindsey Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Cunningham Lindsey, a global loss adjusting, claims management and risk solutions firm. Cunningham Lindsey assists …