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Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. ready to assist with Claims Surge due to F3 tornado devastating Goderich, Ontario

August 23, 2011   by Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

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On August 21, 2011 at approximately 4 p.m., an F3 tornado touched down in Goderich, Ontario causing extensive damage to the area, killing one person and injuring several others. 


Crawford adjusters in the area along with our National Catastrophe (CAT) team, are on stand by preparing for the influx of claims expected to result from this event.


“Our adjusters are experienced to act quickly at times like this” said John Sharoun, chief executive officer of Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc., “as we are ready to assist and deploy additional adjusters to the area if necessary.”


Crawford Global Technical Services adjusters are also prepared to assist with any large complex property losses resulting from the tornado. 


For further information and assistance, please contact:

Mike Koch, (519) 578-5540

Jim Eso, (519) 578-5540


About Crawford

Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. ( is a wholly owned subsidiary of Crawford & Company. Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company ( is the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford System of Claims SolutionsSM offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.

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