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Sedgwick CMS Expands Healthcare Professional Liability Claims Services in Investigations, Risk Management, Audit & Consulting
Date:1/15/2008

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) announced expanded national specialty capabilities in its healthcare professional liability claims administration practice in the areas of investigations, risk management and auditing. Sedgwick CMS in its professional liability practice provides malpractice and other complex claims administration services for healthcare organizations such as hospitals, medical practice groups, extended care facilities, research and teaching institutions, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, and others.

"In gathering our resources in healthcare investigations, risk management and audit into aligned teams, we are leveraging the talents of Sedgwick CMS professional liability specialists to serve clients more effectively no matter where the need arises," said Senior Vice President and National Director of Professional Liability Claims Operations Tim C. Over.

Leading Sedgwick CMS's professional liability specialty resource teams are three seasoned colleagues who joined the organization in 2006 through its acquisition of Caronia Corporation and Octagon Risk Services:

-- Manager of Healthcare Field Investigations Lisa A. Sindoni, RN

-- Manager of Healthcare Risk Services Miranda L. Felde, BSHCS, CPHRM,

ARM, CRM, CIC

-- Manager of Healthcare Auditing and Consulting Services James M. Page,

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"These colleagues and their teams are available nationally to enrich the capabilities of our regional claims administration teams, whose combination of experience and availability in local jurisdictions remains the cornerstone of effective professional liability services," Over continued. "They also consult with organizations that self-administer their professional liability claims, offering independent perspectives on critical issues."

Note: Business inquiries regarding the professional liability services of Sedgwick CMS should be directed to National Director of Professional Liability Claims Operations Tim Over at 312 356-0813. Media inquiries should be directed to the contact indicated below.

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 6,200 colleagues in a hundred and fifty offices in the U.S. and Canada. The company specializes in workers' compensation; disability, FMLA and other employee absence; and general, automobile and professional liability claims services. Sedgwick CMS and its affiliates design and implement customized programs based on proven practices that meet client needs. For more see http://www.sedgwickcms.com .

Sedgwick CMS is a minority-owned subsidiary of Fidelity National Financial, Inc., (NYSE: FNF), number 264 on the Fortune 500 and a leading provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services. More information about FNF can be found at http://www.fnf.com . The other principal investors in Sedgwick CMS are Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and Evercore Partners Inc. (NYSE: EVR).

Contact: Frank J. Huffman, Senior Vice President, Corporate

Communications, 901-415-7548, fhuffman@sedgwickcms.com


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