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2014-04-28

Crawford & Company: Crawford & Company Expands its Broadspire Unit to Become First Global Third-Party Administrator

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|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE |
| Press Release |
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Crawford&Company Expands its Broadspire® Unit to Become

First Global Third-Party Administrator

ATLANTA (April 28, 2014)
- Broadspire, Crawford&Company's Third-Party Administration (TPA) business
unit, has further responded to client feedback and needs by creating new and
stronger strategic TPA hubs in Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia,
cementing Broadspire's position as the world's first truly global TPA.
Already servicing a significant number ofFortune
® 500 clients, Broadspire is responding to the growing needs of risk managers
with multiple locations in countries around the world for real and insightful
information and control of claims above and below deductibles.

Crawford is the world's largest independent provider of claims management
solutions, and Broadspire is a leading third-party administrator specializing
in servicing the claims needs of multinational corporations and their
captives, brokers and insurers. This global service provides greater control
over the claims process, indemnity spend, data capture, and access to
meaningful management information.

Broadspire's comprehensive suite of customized, integrated services is
designed to provide a unique service including global data capture at point
of incident via innovative technology solutions (tailor-made and branded
smartphone, tablet and intranet); sub-deductible claims handling across the
world, data analytics and global reporting.

Central global account management and control coupled with deployment
throughout a network of more than 700 offices in over 70 countries-with the
capability of handling claims in more than 150 countries-allows a controlled
and compliant global program to thrive.

"Until now, there has not been a third-party administrator that is global
both in the number of regions where it operates and the unified services it
offers," said Jeffrey T. Bowman, Crawford president and CEO. "Broadspire now
provides a trusted, worldwide brand able to meet the specialized needs of
companies while providing simplified account management and cost control."

Broadspire's worldwide services will include:

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|* Accident and Health * Personal Injuries |
| * Employer's, Public&Product Liability * Product Recall |
| * Marine and Transportation * Rehabilitation&Return to Work |
| * Property&Business Interruption * Special projects |
| * Auto (First Party and Third Party) * Travel, warranty and affinity products |
| * Uninsured Loss Recovery |
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"Global clients of Broadspire will be able to utilize private Web portals to
access claims data allowing them to identify claim trends to better manage
risks, control costs in the claims process and protect their brand and
reputation," noted Mike Reeves, Crawford's London-based executive vice
president, Global Markets. "Additionally, cost-effective global treasury and
payment systems will be in place in a compliant and controlled way from our
hub locations."

Reeves added that Broadspire's multinational clients will have access to a
significant number of operational and management benefits only available from
a worldwide service provider:

* Central billing, financial administration and treasury management
* Simple global pricing models and contracts
* Control of all claims around the World
* Easily accessible, customized global management information
* One point of contact for global account management
* One global Service Level Agreement
* One online claims system used in all countries

"Our team of professionals throughout the world is uniquely placed to help
risk managers of multinational organizations manage their claims programs
effectively and proactively, benefitting their total cost of risk, their
brands, their employees and their customers," noted Manny Lauria, Crawford's
executive vice president for Global Client&Business Development.

About Crawford

Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford&Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) 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 SolutionSMoffers 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.

Services are offered by Crawford&Company under the Broadspire®brand in
countries outside the U.S.

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|For more information, please contact: |
|John L'Abate, public relations manager Lynn Cufley, marketing & communications director, |
|Direct: 404.300.1908 Europe, Middle East, Africa&Asia Pacific |
|Mobile: 404.226.2931 Direct: +44 (0) 207 265 4067 |
|Email: jwlaba@us.crawco.com Mobile: +44 (0) 7585 901936 |
| Email: lynn.cufley@crawco.co.uk |
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Source: Crawford&Company via Globenewswire

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