Sedgwick has signed an agreement to acquire York Risk Services Group. Following the close of the transaction, the Sedgwick family will comprise nearly 27,000 colleagues. Representatives for York were unable to give information this week about how this deal will affect York’s Metairie office.
A recent report from Lockton is receiving attention for some startling statistics regarding claim denial in workers’ comp. The study authors found that 67 percent of initially denied claims convert to accepted claims within 12 months.
Pat Stephen Brown Jr., age 84, founder of Brown Claims Management Group of Baton Rouge, passed away on April 15, 2015 at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Louisiana Comp Blog invited local attorney Bobby Truitt to address the features of case management software for law firms and adjusters and weigh in on the benefits afforded by the technology. Read on for Truitt’s take on the available options, with commentary from Lee Glickenhaus, President of T Lex, a provider of web-based case management tools for such companies as Sears and Kmart.
A new local North Shore-focused chapter of the statewide Louisiana Claims Association (LCA) is set to host its first event and establish itself as a competitor to other local chapters. Louisiana Comp Blog spoke to Matthew Monson, Secretary of the North Shore chapter and immediate past-President of LCA, and Randy Jackson, President of the North Shore chapter, to learn about the organization’s genesis and goals.
Ann Margaret Foster Constance, a longtime claims adjuster with several workers’ comp companies, passed away at her home on November 6th.