California-based EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property/casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, added Joe Dunn as vice president, Worker’s Compensation Claims in its Fresno office.
Dunn brings eleven years of experience in workers compensation, settlement negotiation, and Medicare sectors to EPIC.
He will be responsible for workers’ compensation claims advocacy. He will work with EPIC’s Central Valley clients to manage and reduce claims expense. This will include education and training, investigating and overseeing claims and establishing “best practices” for claims cost control. Dunn will also coordinate and oversee insurance carrier services; ensuring case reserves are not excessive. Additionally, he will make sure that all claims are effectively managed to an early, successful conclusion, and that experience modifications are kept low.
Before joining EPIC, Dunn worked as a senior workers compensation claims adjuster for the State Compensation Insurance Fund. In this role, he determined liability and coordinated the distribution of workers’ compensation benefits to qualified workers. He also was responsible for providing quality customer care, overseeing project timelines and defending the State Fund against fraudulent activities.
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