Sedgwick CMS Adds E&O Claims Management Solutions to Professional Liability Service Offering

Aug 24, 2010, 10:28 ET from Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) has expanded its professional liability business to provide comprehensive errors and omissions (E&O) claims management solutions for professional service organizations.  Sedgwick CMS E&O specialists manage risks, resolve claims, and administer settlements for professional service providers facing allegations of inaccuracy or oversight in the performance of their work.  The new service helps clients achieve equitable claims outcomes that mitigate financial costs and minimize reputational damage for their organizations.  

The Sedgwick CMS errors and omissions team leverages the expertise, system resources and national presence of the company's industry-leading healthcare professional liability practice.  Sedgwick CMS has the experience to assist in resolving many E&O matters at the complaint stage, to the advantage of all parties.  When circumstances require, however, services include complete causal analysis, contract compliance review, ongoing mitigation and correction efforts, extended settlement negotiation, and litigation support.  

"North American consumers and businesses have high expectations of service providers," said Senior Vice President and National Director of Professional Liability Claims Operations Tim C. Over.  "Sedgwick CMS Professional Liability is the ideal partner for organizations such as financial advisors and financial services providers, realtors, property managers, architects, engineers, accountants, attorneys and others whose insurer, captive insurance company, or self-insurance arrangements allow for independent expert assistance in the management of E&O claims."

The Sedgwick CMS E&O team is headquartered in the company's Chicago office (; 888-777-7039, ext. 60813) and delivers services through the company's national network of professional liability specialists.

About Sedgwick CMS

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. is the leading North American provider of innovative claims and productivity management solutions. Sedgwick CMS and its affiliated companies deliver cost-effective claims administration, medical management, risk consulting and related services to clients through the expertise of 6,600 colleagues in a hundred and thirty offices in the U.S. and Canada. The company specializes in workers' compensation; disability, FMLA and other employee absence; general, automobile and professional liability; and warranty and credit card claims services as well as Medicare compliance solutions. Sedgwick CMS and its affiliates design and implement customized programs based on proven practices that meet client needs. For more see

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