Seasoned adjuster Maria Dickout on board to lead west coast servicing team
Langley, BC (Oct. 27, 2016) – Sedgwick and its subsidiary Vericlaim, a global provider of loss adjusting and claims management solutions, announced the opening of a new servicing office in the Langley area of metropolitan Vancouver. Industry veteran Maria Dickout has joined the team as Senior Adjuster and Account Manager leading the opening of Vericlaim’s operations in British Columbia.
“The continued expansion of our operations across Canada supports our commitment to building a coast-to-coast infrastructure to meet the needs of the market in the areas of property, liability, auto and niche industries,” said Mike Holden, president of Sedgwick CMS Canada and Vericlaim Canada.
Maria Dickout is an all-lines claims adjuster with nearly a decade of independent adjusting and national account management experience. Licensed in British Columbia and Alberta, she has expertise in residential property and commercial property losses, personal and commercial liability, bodily injury, and professional liability, along with auto property and injury. She joins the Vericlaim Canada team in the new Langley office to manage claims handling and to serve as the control adjuster for various national accounts.
For the past nine years, Maria has continued to build her adjusting and management skills. Maria carried out investigation work for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and was previously very active in the pharmacy industry. She has been licensed as a pharmacy technician and continues to handle a variety of pharmacy losses in the British Columbia region. Maria is also a member of the Insurance Institute of British Columbia and Alberta.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., Vericlaim Canada provides high-quality services designed to meet the specific needs of the Canadian marketplace offering property, liability, auto and specialty claims and adjusting services. Vericlaim is committed to helping its customers—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 their evolving service and information needs, and developing innovative solutions to complex risk management issues. Vericlaim has global reach and maintains a distinct local market presence in Canada and more than 400 other locations throughout the world.
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions. At Sedgwick, caring countsSM; the company takes care of people and organizations by delivering cost-effective claims, productivity, managed care, risk consulting and other services through the dedication and exper�tise of more than 13,000 colleagues in some 275 offices located in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland. Sedgwick facilitates financial and personal health and helps customers and consumers navigate complexity by designing and implementing customized programs based on proven practic�es and advanced technology that exceed expectations. Sedgwick’s majority shareholder is KKR; Stone Point Capital LLC and other management investors are minority shareholders. For more, see www.sedgwick.com.
SOURCE: Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.