Hirst Applegate is experienced in a broad range of civil litigation and trial practice. The firm has experience in defending almost every type of insured claim, including products liability, professional malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, equipment failures, heavy equipment operation, and slip and fall. Hirst Applegate is prepared to represent insured defendants from initial accident investigation through discovery, settlement, trial, and appeals where necessary.
Hirst Applegate also has extensive experience in defending insurance companies in breach of contract and bad faith actions. The firm practices throughout the state of Wyoming in federal court and in all state judicial districts.
Attorneys Practicing in This Area
Partner Khale Lenhart recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of a trucking company and two drivers involved in a wrongful death action. The lawsuit arose out of a motor vehicle accident where a motorist left the lane of travel and struck the rear of a...read more
Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in an Era of Inescapable, Instantly Accessible, Live Media by Kara Ellsbury and Amanda Good
In an era when technology is nearly inescapable, cell phones are ever present, news stations broadcast live from accident scenes, and Facebook users live stream accidents and injuries, how should courts handle claims for negligent infliction of emotional distress by...read more
Why They Matter and What to Do About Them For attorneys practicing personal injury law, Medicare liens can be a source of confusion and danger. This article seeks to remove some of the confusion from the process of dealing with a Medicare lien, and to alleviate at...read more
Attorney Rob Jarosh recently received summary judgment on behalf of the operator of a mineral plant and its parent companies in a wrongful death case brought by the widow of an employee who died due to mesothelioma, allegedly from exposure to asbestos-related products...read more
Hirst Applegate attorneys won an appeal to the Wyoming Supreme Court, obtaining a decision upholding the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Hirst Applegate's client, an insurer. Plaintiff was injured in a motorcycle accident caused by an...read more