The firm advises and defends employers of all sizes throughout Kentucky in workers’ compensation proceedings, with particular emphasis in counties west of I-65, from Louisville, Owensboro and Bowling Green to Paducah.
In addition to litigating claims, attorneys direct accident investigations and perform functions of case assessment, risk management, accident prevention, education and claims administration. Attorneys have given numerous presentations to employers, large and small, regarding best practices to reduce workers' compensation risks. They appear regularly before Administrative Law Judges across the state, and handle appeals before the Workers’ Compensation Board, the Kentucky Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Kentucky as well as Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act claims. The group is led by highly-experienced firm Members, Chris Hutson and Sharlott Higdon, supported by a Certified Kentucky Paralegal dedicated to Workers’ Compensation practice, along with other qualified staff.