Sammie Thean

Workers’ Compensation Senior Claims Consultant

Sammie has 12 years of industry experience and is an expert in managing workers’ compensation claims. She specializes in helping clients with complex claim issues, analyzing and developing action plans and following claims throughout the process to resolution. She also coordinates disability claim management and return-to-work programs and is well-versed in projecting and interpreting clients’ experience modification rates.

Prior to joining Woodruff Sawyer, Sammie served three years as a WC Team Manager with Liberty Mutual in Glendale and Aliso Viejo, California overseeing various national accounts. Prior to being promoted, Sammie was a Technical Claims Specialist at Liberty Mutual handling complex claims with high dollar reserves. She received her certification with the State of California Self Insured Plans. Sammie earned a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Los Angeles in Sociology and Psychology and participated in a study abroad program at Warwick University in England.