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Workers Compensation

For decades, workers compensation insurance companies and Kansas employers have turned to Hite, Fanning & Honeyman’s workers compensation practice group for creative cost effective solutions to their workers compensation defense needs.  Our workers compensation practice group provides representation in all aspects of Kansas workers compensation for all employers ranging from the smallest entrepreneurial start ups up to Fortune 500 companies with large operations in Kansas.

Our workers compensation practice group has distinguished itself among the nation’s most highly respected workers compensation defense legal solution providers in such national organizations as the American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Workers Compensation Committee and the National Workers Compensation Defense Network.

Our workers compensation defense team stands ready to work closely with your corporate human resource department, safety managers, adjusters and risk management professionals in formulating and executing solutions to control the ever spiraling costs of workers compensation in Kansas.

 

The Kansas Bar Association named F. James Robinson the 2017 recipient of the Phil Lewis Medal of Distinction. He was also presented with the 2017 Kahrs Lifetime Achievement Award by the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel.
The Kansas Association of Defense Counsel presented F. James Robinson with the Kahrs Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is the KADC’s highest honor, given only to those individuals with a distinguished legal and public service career. Aside from being a highly regarded attorney, Jim serves as a leader in the educating others of the role of an independent judiciary. The award was presented during the KADC's annual conference in December 2017.
Court Rules Against Proposed Wind Farm in Northern Sumner County
On September 21, a Sumner County judge issued a ruling in a zoning appeal case that blocks the construction of a proposed wind farm in northern Sumner County.
Hite, Fanning & Honeyman lawyers recognized as Best Lawyers in America
Linda Parks was named the 2018 Lawyer of the Year in the area of bankruptcy and creditor rights/insolvency and Gaye Tibbets was named the 2018 Lawyer of the Year in the area of employment and labor litigation, by Best Lawyers in America. The following lawyers from Hite, Fanning & Honeyman have also been recognized as Best Lawyers in America 2018: Other HFH attorneys are included in the Best Lawyers in America 2018 edition. The attorneys selected were Art Chalmers (insurance law), Don Gribble (medical malpractice-defense), Jim Robinson (commercial litigation, bet-the-company litigation, banking & finance litigation), Jon Newman (workers’ compensation-employers), Randy Troutt (medical malpractice-defense), Richard Honeyman (personal injury litigation – defense) and Richard Hite (bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury litigation-defense). Best Lawyers is a peer review publication, seeking the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of colleagues in the same practice area. For more information, https://www.bestlawyers.com/Search?query=hite%2C%20fanning%20%26%20honeyman