Antibiotic resistance threat on agenda for property insurers

The threat facing property and casualty insurers from increasingly drug-resistant fungi and toxic mould will be addressed at a unique Crawford & Company® event in the Netherlands. With the insurance market delivering restoration and repair services to homeowners and businesses every day around the world, Crawford is hosting a seminar on 28 March to address what…

Crawford GTS®: Providing a Rock-Solid Foundation to Growing Claims Needs

Flourishing Building and Construction Industry Leans on Our Heavy Lifters According to MarketLine Research[1], the global construction industry’s 2015 expected worth topped $3 trillion—a greater than 30 percent increase in a five-year period. This burgeoning industry encompasses building housing, factories, schools, bridges and roads; and also includes setting up new sites, repair, maintenance and modification…

Tips on Managing International Deployments in Response to Catastrophic Events

The following article is co-authored by Dan Daniel, Crawford®’s vice president of Business Development & Client Relations, U.S. Property & Casualty; and Mike Koch, Crawford Canada’s national property & catastrophe manager. Mike has written two other recent blog posts: one on documenting hailstorm damage; the other on the best way to prepare for catastrophe deployment. …

The Diligent CAT Adjuster—Being Prepared for Deployment

The following post is the first in a series for adjusters that was written by Mike Koch, national property & catastrophe manager for Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. When catastrophic events occur, there is an immediate need for response. Both natural and man-made catastrophic events often cause devastating and long-ranging effects to the individuals, communities…

Oh Dear! Deer-Vehicle Collision Season Begins in North America

Autumn is upon us. In many areas of the country, October brings breathtaking and colorful foliage; pleasant days followed by crisp, cool nights; and jack-o-lantern carving. It’s also the most-prevalent time of year to be involved in a deer-vehicle accident. Deer are on the roam because not only has mating season kicked in—hunting season has…

Crawford GTS®: First on the Scene of Tianjin Blast

On 12 August 2015, a series of explosions in the Port of Tianjin, China, left at least 173 people dead, 8 missing, and almost 800 injured. The catastrophe, which was the result of improperly stored chemicals detonating, has affected more than 17,000 households and 1,700 businesses. Crawford & Company’s Global Technical Services® (GTS™) team, among the…