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Managing General Partner

Gary Kern

Gary W. Kern founded RiskSAVER LLC. in 2000 and is currently the Managing General Partner. He formerly served as VP of Claims for Mid-Continent Underwriters, Director of Claims and Risk Management for National Canal Villere Food Stores, Regional Causality General Adjuster with AIG, VP of Claims for National Safety Consultants, and VP of Claims for Employers’ Self Insurers Fund.

He developed RiskSAVER, LLC as a Claims and Risk Management Consulting service specializing in the investigation and handling of Catastrophic Injury Claims

Some of the Claims and Risk Management Consulting services developed by Mr. Kern Include:

  • An Employer based Second Injury Fund recovery program.
  • A cost-effective claim’s evaluation and resolution practice.
  • A Claims Management Program Audit protocol.
  • And Pre and Post Underwriting inspections protocol.

Mr. Kern graduated from the University of New Orleans with a B.A. in Psychology.  He received his Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation from the Institute of America. He has been Certified as a Workers’ Compensation Professional, and a Medicare Set-aside Professional. He has also been certified in Voice Stress Analysis and is a Certified Mold Inspector.

Mr. Kern published “Adjuster Case Load Management: A New Approach” The Effects of Adjuster Case Load Size on File Closure Rates, Cost Per Closed Claim and the Ultimate Claim Cost – A Case Study.

Julia Peters

Medical Consultant

Julia Peters brings her medical and scientific background and experience to RiskSAVERS. Ms. Peters graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana with a B.S. in Biology. She received her Master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from LSU Health Sciences Center. Ms. Peters is currently working on her Doctorate of Medicine degree. She has clinical experience in infectious disease and emergency medicine, research experience in organic chemistry and pain management, and laboratory experience in forensic toxicology. Ms. Peters was first author of the published manuscript “High Prevalence of Inappropriate Urine Drug Tests in a Pain Clinic for Patients with HIV”.

Cori Levitt, CWCP

Risk & Claims Management Consultant

Cori Levitt is a risk and claims specialist with over a decade of success working as an independent insurance adjuster. Cori began her claims career following Hurricane Katrina, excelling at Property and Casualty claims and obtaining multiple certifications and licenses. Cori also managed an emergency veterinary clinic, giving her first-hand knowledge of the employer’s perspective and human resources, which she applies to her career with RiskSAVERS today. Cori is a Certified Workers’ Compensation Professional through LASIE and holds a Louisiana G4 adjusters license. Cori regularly attends training sessions and continuing education to expand her knowledge. Cori is passionate about thoroughly investigating her files to ensure every possible approach is explored so she can obtain the best outcome for RiskSAVER’s clients.

Kimberly Cousin

Administrative Assistant

Justine D'Ooge

Second Injury Fund Coordinator

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