Vericlaim opens registration for Insights 2017 conference

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Vericlaim opens registration for Insights 2017 conference

NAPERVILLE, Illinois, Nov. 2, 2016 – Vericlaim—a subsidiary of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., and leading national provider of loss adjusting and claims management solutions—has announced that registration is now open for its Insights 2017 conference, one of the premier expositions in the property damage restoration industry.

Insights 2017 will be held March 12–15 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas. The event will bring together industry specialists and feature some of today’s most innovative training courses, world-class speakers and valuable networking opportunities. The conference has become one of the most extensive trade shows and exhibition floors in the property restoration industry.

This year’s conference will feature keynote speakers Kevin Harrington, original Shark on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and inventor of the infomercial; Alden Mills, founder of Perfect Fitness and three-time Navy SEAL Platoon Commander; and Bill Bates, former Dallas Cowboys safety and three-time Super Bowl champ. Additionally, many exciting hands-on workshops, training sessions and continuing education credit opportunities are scheduled. Topics will be wide-ranging and address such areas as aerial imaging, drones, managed repair best practices, new claims and estimating technology trends, among others.

“This is Vericlaim’s first year spearheading the Insights conference, and we are committed to making the event an exceptional experience,” said Vericlaim President Thomas Simoncic. “Insights 2017 will offer property damage restoration specialists a unique opportunity to come together, exchange ideas, and hear from leading experts. We have assembled specialists from around the country to demonstrate technology, share strategies, and offer proven and practical tips for business success.”

Those who register by Nov. 15, 2016, will save $475 off full conference registration and be entered into a drawing to win a brand-new 2017 Ford F-150 pickup truck, free conference registration for 2018 and other prizes.

For more information or to register for the conference, visit www.InsightsConference.com.

About Vericlaim
A wholly owned subsidiary of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., Vericlaim is a preeminent global loss adjusting and claims management company committed to helping its clients—insurance companies, corporations, public entities and brokers—manage and control their risk needs around the world. The success of Vericlaim stems from its focus on providing clients with superior claims resolution on the most timely and cost effective basis in the industry, continually adapting to the evolving service and information needs of its clients, and developing innovative solutions to complex risk management issues. The company has global reach and maintains a distinct local market presence in more than 400 locations throughout the world. For more, see www.vericlaiminc.com.

About Sedgwick
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions. At Sedgwick, caring countsSM; the company takes care of people and organizations by delivering cost-effective claims, productivity, managed care, risk consulting and other services through the dedication and expertise of more than 14,000 colleagues in some 275 offices located in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland. Sedgwick facilitates financial and personal health and helps customers and consumers navigate complexity by designing and implementing customized programs based on proven practices and advanced technology that exceed expectations. Sedgwick’s majority shareholder is KKR; Stone Point Capital LLC, La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see www.sedgwick.com.

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Sedgwick media contact
Catherine Bennett, public relations director, 615-892-9361, catherine.bennett@sedgwick.com

Vericlaim acquires Mid-Texas Claim Service

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Vericlaim acquires Mid-Texas Claim Service

NAPERVILLE, Illinois, Nov. 1, 2016 – Vericlaim—a subsidiary of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., and global provider of loss adjusting and claims management services—has acquired the assets of Mid-Texas Claim Service, Inc., an independent provider of all-lines insurance adjusting and appraisal services in central Texas.

Based in Temple with servicing offices in Waco and Bryan-College Station, the company has delivered best-in-class adjusting and appraisal services to insurance carriers, property owners, defense attorneys and self-insured companies in the heart of Texas since 1954. As part of the transaction, the owners of Mid-Texas Claim Service, industry veterans Larry Vardeman and Byron Gilchrest, and their team of experienced adjusters and appraisers have joined Vericlaim.

“The addition of the Mid-Texas Claim Service team to the Vericlaim organization brings more than 157 years of combined adjusting and appraisal experience to our ranks,” said Vericlaim President Thomas Simoncic. “This strategic acquisition greatly strengthens our expertise and presence in central Texas and allows us to meet the needs of this highly populated region, where significant weather events are all too common.”

“For nearly 40 years, Sedgwick has focused on the care of people in the casualty and disability claims process,” said David A. North, president and CEO of Sedgwick. “Investing in the continued growth of our Vericlaim family of companies enables us to apply our ‘caring counts’ philosophy to the property loss space. With expanded capabilities and more resources on the ground nationwide, we are better positioned than ever to be where our customers need us when they need us most.”

About Vericlaim
A wholly owned subsidiary of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., Vericlaim is a preeminent global loss adjusting and claims management company committed to helping its clients—insurance companies, corporations, public entities and brokers—manage and control their risk needs around the world. The success of Vericlaim stems from its focus on providing clients with superior claims resolution on the most timely and cost effective basis in the industry, continually adapting to the evolving service and information needs of its clients, and developing innovative solutions to complex risk management issues. The company has global reach and maintains a distinct local market presence in more than 400 locations throughout the world.

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Media contact
Catherine Bennett, public relations director, Sedgwick, 615-892-9361, catherine.bennett@sedgwick.com.