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1306 West 5th Street, Suite 200, London, Kentucky 40741

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 905, London, KY 40743-0905

Established: 1948

Practice Areas

  • Trial Practice
  • Automobile Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Governmental Liability
  • Health Care
  • Energy
  • Oil and Gas
  • General Insurance and Corporate Defense
  • Condemnation and Eminent Domain
  • Corporate Transactions and Litigation

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About Us

Tooms Dunaway & Webster focuses on insurance and corporate defense, insurance law, insurance coverage, civil rights, government torts, administrative law, probate litigation, corporate transactions and litigation, and eminent domain matters. The firm's lawyers represent individuals, insurers, corporations, and governmental entities throughout Kentucky with an emphasis on Southern, Southeastern and Central Kentucky. Until his retirement in 2015, R. William Tooms carried on the reputation established by his father, who began practice in the area in 1948. Bridget L. Dunaway brings both legal experience and a background as an insurance adjuster. She also possesses the CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) designation. Such experience has resulted in an in-depth knowledge of insurance and personal injury matters. She has also developed expertise in condemnation, eminent domain and government tort liability. She has tried over 40 cases to verdict. Scott M. Webster has diverse experience representing commercial entities and individuals involved with them in civil litigation in all courts, appeals, transactions, and administrative proceedings. He also has had valuable experience with probate settlement actions and an affinity for administrative proceedings and commercial transactions, including in the healthcare business. The firm's attorneys have experience in tort litigation, insurance coverage matters, professional liability litigation, governmental entity litigation, property insurance, and more.

Clients receive personal, efficient service from initial consultation to resolution of their cases. Attorneys at Tooms Dunaway & Webster, PLLC are accessible and responsive, providing superior service associated with a dedicated firm of experienced trial lawyers.

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • Appalachian Royalty Trust, LLC
  • Beall's, Inc.
  • Childers Oil Company
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Georgia Gulf Sulfur Corporation
  • IFC Credit Corporation
  • Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Trust
  • K. Petroleum, Inc.
  • London Hemp, LLC
  • Magnum Hunter Production Inc.
  • National Claims Management
  • Transportation Claims, Inc.

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Personnel Information

Partners


R. William Tooms — (Retired)


Bridget L. Dunaway, CPCU

London, KY

Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
Education:
  • Eastern Kentucky University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1984
  • University of Kentucky, J.D., 1989

Scott M. Webster

London, KY

Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1996
  • Georgia, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, 1997
Education:
  • Transylvania University, B.A., 1992
  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1995

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