claims management News

Why First Notice of Loss Is Key to Customer Satisfaction: Viewpoint

What’s worse: An incident that caused an insurance claim or the claims process itself? Ask a policy holder who has recently lived through a homeowners’ insurance claim process and the results might not be as lopsided as one would assume. …

Chubb Appoints Barziza to Lead North American Property Claims

Chubb has appointed Tim Barziza as head of its North American Property Claims. In this role, Barziza will be responsible for leading the technical and administrative operations of the Property Claim Service, including the recovery and the special investigations units …

Chubb Hires Everest’s Watt to Lead North America Claims

Chubb has appointed Megan Watt, as executive vice president, head of North America Claims. In this role, she will lead all aspects of Chubb North America claims management, service and administration for the commercial and personal insurance businesses. Watt has …

Investors in Litigation Financing Target Commercial Auto

Investor-funded litigation is not new but it is expanding its reach in commercial auto cases, according to experts in the field. Panelists at the 2017 Risk Management Summit in Las Vegas, Nev., addressed the growing trend of investor funded litigation …

Hamilton Underwriting Appoints Novae’s Holland as Claims Director

Hamilton Underwriting Ltd., the managing agency of Syndicate 3334 and the Lloyd’s operations of Hamilton Insurance Group, has appointed Peter Holland as claims director to lead the agency’s claims function. A qualified solicitor, Holland has 26 years of re/insurance experience …

TPA Gallagher Bassett Names McNamara as Managing Director, Australia

Third party administrator Gallagher Bassett (GB)* has appointed John McNamara to the position of managing director – Australia, effective Jan. 1, 2017. McNamara succeeds Jon Winsbury who is moving into the role of executive vice president, Gallagher Bassett International. McNamara …

American Claims Management Tapped for Constitution Insurance’s Claims Management

San Diego, CA, October 12 2015– American Claims Management (ACM) has been chosen as the third party claims administrator for Constitution Insurance Company (CIC) for their personal property product division, effective September 1. ACM’s ability to offer a total package …

Crawford & Company Adds Managing Director to American Aviation Team in Miami

Atlanta-based Crawford & Company, a provider of claims management programs, added Ken Forsyth to its Crawford Global Technical Services (GTS) as managing director Aviation – the Americas effective April 23, 2015. GTS is Crawford’s global offering to major incident claims …

York Acquires Bickmore in California

Parsippany, N.J.-based York Risk Services Group Inc., a national provider of risk management, claims management, and managed care services, has acquired Sacramento, Calif.-based Bickmore. Bickmore is the operator of a risk management, pool management and actuarial consulting firm and has …

$1.6M Rating Adjustment for Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association

Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Northwest business insurance operation announced an overall retrospective rating adjustment of more than $1.6 million for businesses participating in its Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association group workers’ compensation insurance program. The rating adjustment reflects the ORLA’s strong …