US company Sedgwick, which provides a range of outsourcing functions and technologies for the insurance and financial services industries has acquired the casualty and liability adjusting firm Arnold & Green in Ireland.

Arnold & Green provides claims services for medical malpractice, motor, aviation, professional indemnity and other lines.

Sedgwick said acquiring this business enables the company to offer more comprehensive claims solutions and new capabilities in Ireland.

"Liability claims are on the rise, and they require immediate action and a knowledgeable team of experts," said Ruth Leggett, Sedgwick CEO in Ireland.

"Arnold & Green’s work in casualty and liability claims aligns perfectly with the work we do," she added.

Tony Goldsbury, managing director of Arnold & Green said he is confident that the move will be beneficial for their clients.

"Together, we will provide the best support for the claims work we do here in Ireland," he said.