Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters and Experts
Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters and Experts

Best's Recommended Insurance Adjusters

288 River Run Drive, Richmond, Kentucky 40475

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

Established: 2014

Licensed in Kentucky, Indiana, Georgia and West Virginia


  • 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

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.

Software Platforms & Technology Used

  • Xactimate
  • FileTrac

Additional Locations

  • Elizabethtown, KY
  • Corbin, KY
  • Shelbyville, KY

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

Service Area

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

Personnel Information

John Dotson

Owner/Claims Manager

Years of Experience: 30

John has 30 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

Sean Wooldridge

Senior Adjuster

Years of Experience: 26

With more than 26 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.

Service Areas

Corbin, Kentucky, USA 68 miles

Elizabethtown, Kentucky, USA 113 miles

Shelbyville, Kentucky, USA 73 miles

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