Vericlaim acquires Farrell & Associates

 

Vericlaim acquires Farrell & Associates

NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 25, 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 Farrell & Associates Insurance Claims Services, Inc., an independent claims management and investigative firm based in Portland, Oregon, serving the needs of insurance carriers, public entities, defense attorneys and self-insured companies in the Pacific Northwest.

Mike Farrell, a 30-year veteran of the casualty claims business, founded the company in 1995. Under Farrell’s leadership, his eponymous firm established a regional reputation for excellence and strong relationships with area public entities and corporations. As part of the transaction, he and his colleagues will join the Vericlaim organization.

“The addition of Mike Farrell and his knowledgeable team of adjusters to the Vericlaim organization greatly strengthens our presence in the Pacific Northwest,” said Vericlaim CEO Michael Arbour. “Together we can offer customers an unparalleled depth of resources and level of care.”

“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 countsSM 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.

2016 PLRB Conference

2016 PLRB Conference

 

April 17 – 20, San Antonio, TX

 

 

Vericlaim and its new managed repair acquisition, First Choice Repair, will be exhibiting at the upcoming Property & Liability Resource Bureau’s conference in San Antonio, TX.

 

This is truly an exciting time for both Vericlaim and First Choice Repair, and we encourage you to come visit each organization at our respective booths: Vericlaim – Booth 707 and First Choice Repair – Booth 214.

 

If you’d like to schedule a meeting with members of our executive teams, please contact:

 

Vericlaim

Barry Drury – VP Sales

678-429-1967        bdrury@vericlaiminc.com

 

First Choice Repair

Myron Blankenbaker – Sr. Vice President

904-608-1275        mblankenbaker@firstchoicerepair.com

   

 

 

Vericlaim Acquires BPO Technical Services

 Vericlaim acquires BPO Technical Services

 

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 23, 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 BPO Technical Services, a Texas-based professional loss adjusting company with specialized expertise in agricultural losses.

 

BPO Technical was founded a decade ago by Thomas Powell, a 37-year insurance industry veteran who previously held leadership positions at Crawford & Company and Tennessee Farmers Mutual, the loss adjusting arm of the Tennessee Farm Bureau. Established as a small family business, today the firm manages national commercial property accounts and serves clients in Canada and the U.K. from its office near Houston.

 

“The addition of Tom Powell and his knowledgeable team of BPO Technical adjusters to the Vericlaim organization allows us to round out our service offerings and expertly cater to the agriculture market,” said Vericlaim CEO Michael Arbour. “Together we can offer customers an unparalleled depth of resources and a more holistic approach to claims adjusting.”

 

“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 philosophy of care in 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.

Vericlaim Acquires First Choice Repair

Vericlaim acquires First Choice Repair

National managed repair network services damaged properties

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 4, 2016 – Vericlaim—a subsidiary of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., and global provider of loss adjusting and claims management services—has acquired First Choice Repair, a managed repair network of high-quality contractors servicing damaged commercial and residential properties.

First Choice Repair, based in Jacksonville, Florida, built the claims industry’s first proprietary restoration and repair network. Through the First Choice Repair network, hundreds of credentialed contractors, many of whom operate in the roofing, siding and gutter sector, deliver restoration and repair services to customers across the U.S.

“Vericlaim’s reputation in the claims industry was built on expertise in field adjusting for complex, high- severity property loss claims,” said Michael Arbour, CEO of Vericlaim, Inc. “With the addition of First Choice Repair, Vericlaim is now able to offer a more robust response to high-frequency, low-severity property  events  resulting  from  catastrophes  or  daily  claims.  First  Choice  Repair’s  large  and  well- credentialed contractor network, strong client base and talented team led by President and CEO William Breslin will be great assets to our organization. We are excited for the opportunity to work together to help a broader base of customers make things right in the aftermath of catastrophic and everyday property damage.”

“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 philosophy of care in 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.

 

Media contact

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

2015 RIMS Conference

2015 RIMS conference

April 26-29, 2015
New Orleans, LA

VeriClaim, a Sedgwick company – booth 1913

Discover new knowledge, new innovations and new encounters in New Orleans.  In addition to the more than 160 sessions, amazing keynotes and an energetic exhibit hall, the 2015 RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition will offer other events including the Risk Manager of the Year Award, Rising Risk Professional (RRP) track, speed networking, special student tracks and the Spencer 5k Fun Run sponsored by Sedgwick.

http://www.rims.org

Sedgwick completes acquisition of VeriClaim (Transaction includes all T&H Global subsidiaries)

MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 1, 2014 – Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick), announced today that it has completed its purchase of T&H Global Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries (T&H).

The acquisition brings to Sedgwick the people, business resources and global market presence of T&H’s subsidiaries, which include VeriClaim, Inc., VRS VeriClaim U.K. Ltd, Unified Investigations & Sciences, Inc., Cramer, Johnson, Wiggins & Associates, Inc., (CJW) and Ellis May Chartered Loss Adjusters. Through these subsidiaries, T&H provides specialized claims services—such as property loss adjusting, field investigation, third-party claims management and fire and forensics investigation services—that notably complement Sedgwick’s existing capabilities.

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Vericlaim Acquires McMartin Wasek & Associates

VeriClaim, Inc. Strengthens Its Midwest Presence with Latest Acquisition

Chicago, IL, October 1, 2013 –

T&H Global Holdings, LLC (T&H), a premier provider of specialized insurance claims services to insurance carriers, insurance brokers, corporations and public entities, today announced that its subsidiary, VeriClaim, Inc., has acquired McMartin Wasek & Associates, Inc. (MWA), a leading provider of loss adjusting and claims handling services to the property and casualty insurance market. Read more

Vericlaim, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Property Claims Services, Inc.

Chicago, IL, August 27, 2013 –

VeriClaim, Inc. (VeriClaim) has acquired Property Claims Services, Inc. (PCS), a leading provider of loss adjusting and claims handling services to the property and casualty insurance market.

“The acquisition of PCS strengthens VeriClaim’s loss adjusting presence in the South and Central U.S., and expands our P&C claims capabilities for our global client base”, said Michael Arbour, President and CEO of Vericlaim. “The expertise of PCS’s employees enhances our ability to respond to our client’s loss adjusting needs.”

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Continually Working to Improve and Grow, Vericlaim Opens 14 New Branch Offices in the Second Half of 2012

Chicago, IL, December 10, 2012 –

Reaching out to expand service into new areas, vrs vericlaim has opened 14 new US branch offices located in the following states: Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wyoming.

The staff at each new location exemplifies the expertise and professionalism clients have come to expect from Vericlaim. Management specifics and contact information for each branch are detailed below.

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