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1306 West 5th Street, Suite 200
London, Kentucky 40741Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 606-864-4145
Fax: 606-878-5547
Emer/After Hrs: 606-864-8746
E-Mail: bdunaway@toomsdunaway.com
www.toomsdunaway.com
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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
  • General Insurance and Corporate Defense
  • Condemnation and Eminent Domain
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About Us
The firm of Tooms & Dunaway, PLLC, has an extensive civil practice primarily in Southeastern, Southern and Central Kentucky with an emphasis on insurance and corporate defense, insurance coverage, insurance fraud, business and government litigation, and condemnation and eminent domain.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Adriatic Insurance CompanyAmerican National Property and Casualty Company
Auto-Owners Insurance CompanyCanal Insurance Company
Frankenmuth Insurance CompanyGrocers Insurance Company
Jewelers Mutual Insurance CompanyKentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company of KentuckyMotor Transport Underwriters, Inc.
National Union Fire Insurance CompanyNorthland Insurance Company
Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance CompanySedgwick Claims Management
State Farm Insurance CompanyTennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
Travelers Insurance CompaniesUnited Farm Family Mutual Insurance Company
United States Liability Insurance Group
Non-Insurance Clients
Beall's, Inc.Commonwealth of Kentucky
Georgia Gulf Sulfur CorporationIFC Credit Corporation
Kentucky League of Cities Insurance TrustNational Claims Management
Transportation Claims, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Partners
R. William Tooms
London, KY
E-Mail:btooms@toomsdunaway.com
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000
Memberships:
  • American and Kentucky Bar Associations
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel (Board of Directors, 1981-1985 and 1988-1994; President, 1992-1993)
  • Defense Research Institute (Board of Directors, 1997-2000; State Representative, 1995-1997; State Chair, 1993-1995)
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (State Representative, 2002-2006; Admissions Committee, 2004-2010; Chair, Foundation Committee, 2010-2012)
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation (Board of Directors, 1986-1997; President 1995-1996)
Education:
  • University of Kentucky, B.A., 1967
  • University of Kentucky, J.D. (with distinction), 1974
Military:
U.S. Navy, 1968-1972
Born:1945
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Bridget L. Dunaway, CPCU
London, KY
E-Mail:bdunaway@toomsdunaway.com
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
Memberships:
  • Kentucky and Laurel County (President, 1997) Bar Associations
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel (Board of Directors, 1995-1999; 2009-2013)
  • National Association Insurance Women
  • CPCU Society
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
Education:
  • Eastern Kentucky University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1984
  • University of Kentucky, J.D., 1989
Born:1962
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Associate
John Michael Carter
London, KY
E-Mail:jcarter@toomsdunaway.com
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 2012
Memberships:
  • American and Kentucky Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Western Kentucky University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 2008
  • University of Kentucky, J.D., 2012
Born:1986
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