Best's Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource

Your Online Portal for Claims Industry Information

Best's Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource

Your Online Portal for Claims Industry Information



Best's Recommended Insurance Adjusters


325 Palomino Drive, Richmond, Kentucky 40475

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 417, Richmond, KY 40476

Established: 2014

Licensed in Kentucky, Indiana, Georgia and West Virginia

Services

  • Appraisals
  • Business Interruption
  • Consulting
  • Contractors Liability
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Excess and Surplus Lines
  • Inland Marine
  • Mediations
  • Product Liability
  • Self-Insureds
  • Special Investigative Unit
  • Subrogation
  • Transportation
  • Trucking
  • Underwriting Inspections
  • Witness Location
  • Adjuster Training
  • Cargo & Container Inspections
  • Catastrophic Events
  • Daily Claims (Property & Casualty)
  • Desk Audits
  • Evidence Preservation
  • Expert Witness
  • Foreclosure Inspections
  • Full Adjustments
  • Large Loss
  • Limited Assignments
  • Moving & Storage Inspections
  • Pre & Post Blasting Inspections
  • Recorded Statements
  • Records Search
  • Re-Inspections
  • Scene Inspections
  • Settlement Conferences
  • Temporary Staffing
  • Drone Inspections

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About Us

Dotson & Associates is a multi-line adjusting firm with claims adjusters located throughout the State of Kentucky. We work for insurance companies, law firms and self-insureds. Our claims adjusters average 20 years of experience in various disciplines of the insurance, construction and engineering industries. Our company offers a superior claims adjusting service at a competitive price and can tailor our insurance claims handling requirements to meet the needs of our clients. We also have a network of claims adjusters across the United States that can mobilize within 24 hours to assist with catastrophic property losses.

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Software Platforms & Technology Used

  • Xactimate
  • FileTrac
  • Mitchell

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Additional Locations

  • Van Lear, KY
  • Elizabethtown, KY
  • Corbin, KY

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Professional Memberships

  • Blue Grass Claims Association
  • Greater Louisville Claim Association
  • Kentucky Claims Association, Inc.
  • National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters
  • National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certification
  • Society of Registered Professional Adjusters
  • Agricultural Claims Association

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Service Area

Servicing Entire State of Kentucky, Southern Indiana, Southern Ohio, North Central Tennessee, and Areas of Western West Virginia and Virginia

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Personnel Information

John Dotson, Owner/Claims Manager

Years of Experience: 28

John has 28 years as an Independent Insurance Adjuster. He has testified as an Expert Witness in local, state and federal court. Able to assist with pre-trial mediation and trial preparation. He has also been retained as Appraiser and Umpire for numerous Appraisal Clause claims.

John was Kentucky Claimsperson of the Year 2016; Bluegrass Claims Association Claimsperson or the Year 2005 & 2016.

Born: 1968

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Sean Wooldridge, Senior Adjuster

Years of Experience: 24

With more than 24 years combined in the insurance and construction/restoration industry, Sean has a wealth of knowledge that he brings to the table. He has held both agency and adjuster license and holds numerous certifications in the construction/restoration industry with OSHA, IICRC, and the Kentucky Society of Healthcare Engineers.

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Service Areas

Corbin, Kentucky 68 miles

Elizabethtown, Kentucky 113 miles

Van Lear, Kentucky 117 miles

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