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Being in a car accident is a very scary thing. Going through litigation for your accident can be even scarier!! After years of fighting with the car insurance company I am so grateful to have found Mr. Hagerman. He went above and beyond to keep me updated on the status/process of my case; explaining every step in great detail. He was also able to resolve the matter quickly and satisfactory. I felt so at ease with Mr. Hagerman in my corner. I would highly recommend to anyone in need of an amazing attorney!

- C. W.


I highly recommend Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson. They were more than willing to take on my case during the most difficult time of my life. Bartley Hagerman and his assistant Katelynn have went above and beyond for my family. Always kept me informed on my case status or any questions I had. Bartley is the most genuine person who cares about his clients. There's been times he spent away from his own family to work with me around my own work schedule, that's dedication. I thank you for taking on my case and fighting hard for my daughter and I. There is not enough words that can express how much I appreciate you both. Thank you and God Bless you both.

- R. L.


I worked with Bartley Hagerman at this firm in regard to a car accident I was in. He was wonderful to work with. He is very knowledgeable and was timely and respectful of how I wanted to proceed with my case. I highly recommend working this firm.

- M. B.


I would highly recommend Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson, Bartley Hagerman in particular. He was able to settle my case and he answered questions and kept me informed throughout the entire process. I’m very pleased that I reached out to them. I knew immediately that I had made the right choice!

- R. K.


Excellent representation! Bartley was extremely knowledgeable, efficient, and communicate with me regularly. I would definitely recommend this firm to anyone.

- L. H.


When my long term disability case got canceled, I didn’t know what to do or who to turn to. Luckily someone I knew recommended Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson. I met up with Mr. Bartley Hagerman and not only did he take my case, he got my long term disability reinstated. He keeps you updated and works hard for you! Highly recommend Mr. Bartley Hagerman at Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson!

- D. C.


With everything to lose I laid my vulnerability in the hands of Bartley Hagerman. I cannot put into words the hard work, dedication, and compassion that I was shown. Bartley was able to help me when the odds were stacked against me. I am beyond grateful!

- C. W.


Bartley is working on my case every one I have talked to is extremely nice he sends emails or mails something keeping me up dated when you talk to him he explains it to where you can understand I'm very satisfied with what he has done and what he is doing for me would advise anyone to contact him for your needs

- S. A.


Since having taken my family's case, Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson has been astounding in our representation. I have nothing but good things to say. Each person we have dealt with has been professional in every sense, but also show genuine concern with each and every individual. They've made every attempt to address each person's concern, and they are consistent in updating us on the progression of the case. In regard to representation, they won a record settlement for us, have advised us on each and every step through the appeal process, and have guided us through an exceptionally difficult process. To this day are expending resources on our behalf without reservation or hesitation. They follow through on what they say they'll do. I look forward to the final resolution of our case, and I'm confident in it's near conclusion. You couldn't do better than this firm.

- D. W.


Elizabeth was so helpful and handled my husband's ERISA case without batting an eye. She was ready and willing to “go the distance” for him to get what was rightfully owed to him. I would recommend Elizabeth at Mehr Fairbanks to anyone.

- A. S.


I would highly recommend Bartley. He’s an amazing attorney. He will work to get you everything you deserve.

- L. R.


Bartley Hagerman was my attorney and I cannot recommend him highly enough. Exceptionally professional and impressively knowledgeable on the law. He took my claim seriously and was able to resolve my case quickly with a great result. If you need a civil attorney in Lexington or the surrounding areas you need to hire Mr. Hagerman!

- cslang2


I have to say that Elizabeth thornberry was the best ! She always took my calls when I had questions and was on top of everything ! From the time she took my case I was very Confident in her and her work ! She won my case which made me very happy ! She represented me very well and I would highly recommend her to anyone !!!!

- T. S.


Elizabeth Thornsbury has been extremely helpful and supportive with my Long Term Disability case!!!!

- L. C.


Elizabeth Thornsbury, Was a great help when I needed help the most. She got my short term disability benefits back for me after the Insurance Company stopped benefits. She was always professional, knowledgeable and caring. I would recommend her to my own family members.

- H. T.


I will not go to anyone other than to Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson! Bartley Hagerman was very knowledgeable and always there to answer any questions I had. When one of the "tv guys" said we didnt have a case and gave us the run-around for several weeks,Bartley came to the rescue ! Thanks M,F&P!!!

- A. T.


Bartley Hagerman came to my rescue and successfully resolved my personal injury/bad faith MVA case. He genuinely cared about my best interest and he personally and professionally handled my case throughout the entire process. I could not have asked for better representation. Thank you Mr. Hagerman!

- M. F.


I was very satisfied with the work Bartley Hagerman done on my case. I would and have recommended him to others that have had long-term disability claims denied. Bartley is very experienced and knowledgeable with very good advice to offer. He kept me updated and informed of any and all changes during the process. I enjoyed working with him and by the time the work was done I now consider him a long distance friend. I have to give Bartley Hagerman five stars on this review but he is definitely worth more than that Jk

- J. K.


I could not be more pleased with the Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson! Bartley Hagerman has done a great job representing me. I'm always well informed, strongly represented and provided with advice I can trust! Thank you Bartley!!

- G. L.


The Hayden Law Firm highly recommended Elizabeth Thornsbury with Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson to handle my long term disability case. Mr. Hayden immediately contacted her on the phone and gave her the specifics. My brother-in-law made a trip to Lexington before the week was out to meet Elizabeth in person. From that time on, I have NEVER had any regrets. She is straight-forward, thorough, makes you comfortable when answering questions, is patient and does not rush you in the meeting. She stays in touch when any issues arise, and is available whenever I need her. Her professionalism speaks for itself. She definitely rates five stars from me.

- E. L.


I worked with Elizabeth Thornsberry, she kept me informed and updated as it went on. She was very thorough, and professional through out the process. Would recommend her to anyone and will us her again if a need arises.

- C. S.


I called for a consult and spoke to Elizabeth, she is very knowledgeable of long-term/short-term disability insurance. I would definitely recommend contacting her any long-term / short-term disability needs.

- A. C.


Bartley Hagerman and the entire firm are not only outstanding attorneys but INCREDIBLY PROFESSIONAL & ETHICAL!! I had been rejected on my first Judge hearing for disability, despite being almost totally disabled. Neurological conditions are notoriously hard in disability hearings. Bartley and Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson not only came through, they were friendly and hospitable without being patronizing or fake. I was beyond happy to find a law firm that was not the one that is on TV and Radio 24/7. The one with two names, that is "For The.....". Disability settlements are limited to certain cap, a person through work was represented by the two name firm and signed away 60% of their settlement. That is highly unethical, bordering on illegal. Unethical behavior like that would never come up at Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson. Thanks for the hard work Bartley.

- M. W.


Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson is a great firm with excellent attorneys and a friendly staff. Bartley Hagerman is a workhorse. He handled my case with efficiency, professionalism, and tact. If you are looking for a local law office and an adept attorney who will treat you with courtesy and respect, Bartley Hagerman at Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson will do just that!

- L. R.


Mehr Fairbanks...particularly Bartley Hagerman, was recommended to me by a former colleague. My former colleague also happened to be one of my closest friends and we shared nearly the same situation. My friend was thoroughly impressed by how hardworking, upfront, honest and ethical Mr. Hagerman was with him that he had no reservations at all with sharing his contact info for with me. I found Bartley to be everything my friend said he was...and more. I was able to immediately speak with Bartley on the phone and set up a consultation within just a few days. He took my case and made me feel like I was the most important client he had. He got right to work on my situation...and to make a long story short, he has been highly successful in helping me and my family. I currently still have Bartley and Mehr Fairbanks on retainer and he stays on top of any changes with my ongoing situation. Bartley is extremely professional yet personable. ALL correspondence from Bartley begins with wanting to know how my family is doing. On numerous occasions I have received emails or calls from him just to say “Hi” and to see how we’re doing. I have a daughter in law school and is always interested in her progress and provides encouragement for her. All in all, I would HIGHLY recommend Bartley Hagerman (Mehr Fairbanks)...he has been more than outstandingly helpful for my situation and case. I feel like Bartley is a close friend and I can pick up the phone at anytime...give him a call and get to talk to him...or within a very reasonable time depending what he has going on. I wish I could give this firm more than 5 stars!

- C. K.


I don't think anyone looks forward to an injury or something that requires enlisting the help of a good trial lawyer, but in the event it ever happens to me again or to anyone else I know, I will STRONGLY recommend Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson. Austin is a straight shooter, kind and very good at what he does. He introduced me to Bartley Hagerman who has similar traits and I could tell right away we were in good hands. Bartley didn't just handle my case, he became involved, concerned and very thoroughly prepared us to get a good outcome. He is an "above and beyond" kind of attorney, with great skill sets and intuition, especially at negotiating and trial preparation. Someone you are glad is on your side.

- M. U.


A colleague suggested Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson to me and I would like to do the same to whomever is reading this review. Elizabeth Thornsbury is the best! She always gets the job done. No problems, ever.

- A. H.


I was extremely lucky to work with Elizabeth Thornsbury during my uninsured motorist case. Having never gone through something like that she was always willing to answer all of my million questions and help me get my issues resolved.

- happytobehere


I was very Satisfied with Bartley Hagerman and Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson. They were very informative with me about my case and Explained the law to me at every step. I would Definitely recommend them to handle your Attorneys needs.

- E. C.


if you want a Good lawyer call them and ask for Bartley Hagerman

- J. J.


I was at my worst when I found this group of attorneys. The insurance company was continually denying my case and because my health was going from bad to worse I really needed help. I was represented by attorney Bartley Hagerman with this group. Bartley is a caring, experienced and knowledgeable gentleman and made me feel at ease after our first visit. He worked tirelessly to represent me and was always available to me anytime I had questions or concerns about my case. I have recommended Bartley to close friends and will continue to recommend him to anyone that needs a strong advocate that will work hard for you to get your long term disability that you rightly deserve.

- C. B.


“I was happy with the legal representation I received at Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson and would recommend them to anyone who needs representation against an insurance company.”

- L. N.


As a 22 year old, I had no idea what to do after a car knocked me off of my bike and broke two bones in my leg. Luckily, a colleague put me in contact with Phil and he began work immediately. He was nothing but patient and kind to my family and I. He made a very stressful and difficult situation into a learning experience. I was updated nearly weekly on the process and it took exactly a year to have my case finalized and settled. If you're looking for someone you can completely trust... look no further.

- M. K.


I was very pleased with the representation the Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson firm provided in our family's case resulting in a positibe outcome. We were regularly updated by phone and mail throughout the period leading up to to trial. They were personable and had a sincere interest in doing their best for our family in this case. I would highly recommend this firm.

- Elaine


I cannot thank you enough for the work you did on our behalf. It is greatly appreciated, Austin. Everybody told me you were the best and you certainly made a believer out of me as well.

- Anonymous


Elizabeth and her staff do an excellent job. They truly care about each and every one of their clients. I highly recommend there firm. Thank you so much for all you did for Tony.

- Haley & Tony


I want to thank the Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson and especially Mr. Bartley Hagerman for his professionalism and knowledge of Kentucky law. As a retired Police Detective, I have known many attorneys and know the importance of retaining the best counselor possible and very impressed with the quality of representation delivered my this firm. A very special and sincere thanks to Mr. Bartley Hagerman.

- J. V.


Excellent law firm to work with. Would highly recommend to any individual looking for legal advice.

- Roy


When the law firm of Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson, mainly Austin and Phil, took over our case, it had already been represented by several different attorneys, and they all had dropped us, and we just got pushed to the side. Since Austin and Phil have taken over our case, we have had a complete turnaround. They have worked diligently on our case, getting us a jury trial, in which we won a very large settlement. Of course, the other side appealed the judgment, but they are still working for us just as hard. Never faltering in their confidence in winning for us. That earned them our deepest trust and respect for them, becoming a part of our family. Resting assured, my family will always ask for their representation in the future if needed. I recommend their services with the highest of trust and respect.

- Gemalea


I suffered a fall in a hotel in Lexington and Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson took my case. My attorney , Mr. Bartley Hagerman, was my advocate on all issues. He responded to my questions and requests in a prompt and competent manner, even following up on a few issues after the settlement was complete. He and his firm did a wonderful job for me. I would recommend him as an excellent personal injury attorney.

Thanks, Julia Small

- A. P.


Am very pleased with the services received. Have been using this firm for several years and could not imagine using another. Really enjoyed working with Phil and Bartley.

- L. D.


I was extremely satisfied with Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson. They expeditiously handled my case with positive results. I would recommend them to anyone needing good legal representation as they work hard for their clients.

- S. P.


I was extremely satisfied with Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson. They expeditiously handled my case with positive results. I would recommend them to anyone needing good legal representation as they work hard for their clients.

- D. M.


I would highly recommend Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson to any of my friends or family. I was very satisfied with the result they helped achieve in my case. Very hard working and almost always available to talk!

Becky Brinegar

- Becky


My experience with Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson was excellent. My case seemed overwhelming and nearly hopeless until I hired this firm. Bartley Hagerman was courteous and professional while showing a level of compassion for my situation that made me feel like I finally had an ally. My family and I will not forget the work that Mr. Hagerman and his colleagues did on my behalf.Becky Brinegar

- W. C.


I am VERY happy that I chose Mehr Fairbanks Firm. Several years ago I needed some help on a case and again recently returned needing help from them, I was delighted to be represented by Bartley Haggerman. I have always had confidence.knowing that I am being represented well and I'm in good hands with this strong team. I highly recommend Mehr Fairbanks to anyone looking for a GOOD plaintiff's lawyer to fight for them! They care about people and want to help.

- P. P.


I’ve had nothing but positive, professional dealings with Phil and Bartley regarding several matters. I was a white collar worker and unfortunately became disabled. I was approved for disability through my employer disability provider but was denied by the government. I used the employer disability company provided firm when I was denied. The second time around Bartley worked with me and we were successful in being approved for benefits. We left the administrative hearing both feeling good about or presentation and was notified shortly after the hearing that I was approved. My feeling is that the difference between the first and second hearing is Bartleys’ work in providing appropriate documents, hard work and presentation at the hearing.

- S. J.


I am always cautious to recommend people to individuals I know. However, through my personal experience with their office and professionally I highly recommend their services. The Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson team from the minute you walk in are all extremely professional and caring. They are truly on your side and you won't be just a "number" with their firm. Reach out to them and I would expect your experience to be the same as mine.

- S. C.


The entire staff along with my attorney, Bartley Hagerman worked to make my process as stress less as possible. They were always available, making sure every question was answered and detail understood. Never once did I feel lost nor alone. I highly recommend both Mr. Hagerman, his firm of Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson and staff to those needing competent, caring professionals.

- D. A.


Bartley Hagerman, and Austin Mehr helped our family through two challenges. I was extremely impressed by the time, compassion, and attention to detail shown by Bartley, Erik, and Austin.

- R. S.


If it weren't for Bartley Hagerman with Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson I believe I never would have gotten my long term disability. I was getting nowhere on my own and knew I needed legal assistance. It was amazing how quickly the insurance company approved my claim once Bartley got involved. He answered all emails and questions in a timely manner and returned phone calls. Thank you Bartley!

- F. M.


Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson represented me a few years ago on a case and I was very satisfied with the outcome. Five stars for me!!!

- J. O.


VERY HIGHLY recommend Austin Mehr & his colleagues.

This firm professionally maneuvered my battle against Goliath. I am both relieved & impressed! Your search for the best firm in Lexington is over.

- S. R.


We were very happy in the way Mehr Fairbanks represented our car wreck case. Attorney Bartley Hagerman got my family a fair amount and I feel justice was served. Thank you Mehr Fairbanks for all your hard work and time spent!

- A. T.


Excellent work, always able to talk to my Attorney. Bartley Hagerman was my attorney and when he says he’s going to do something he does. I got everything I was suppose to in my case. Very good law firm.

- S. S.


Bartley Hagerman at Mehr, Fairbanks handled my disability claim with an insurance company. He was both professional and persistent in resolving the claim. I believe I got the compensation I deserved because of his skillful and persistenet negotiation with the insurance attorney. I would highly recommend this firm to others who need help with a legal issue.

- J. F.


Bartley Hagerman is outstanding! I was in a terrible wreck a few years ago with my then 3 year old daughter, someone pulled out of a caution light and hit me. Bartley was wonderful with us. The atmosphere was very professional and inviting. I didn't stress one bit about anything. He took care of it all! Definitely recommend them to everyone I come in contact with that have had similar things happen!

- K. H.


When I was injured in a car accident, Bartley Hagerman fought for a fair settlement with the insurance company. Bartley answered every phone call and email to answer questions and concerns immediately. Everyone in the office was always friendly and helpful. I would recommend Mehr, Fairbanks & Peterson to ANYONE in search of a good attorney.

- L. D.


I am extremely happy I chose Mehr Fairbanks to assist me with my lawsuit. My Attorney, Bartley Hagerman, always responded to every phone call or email to assist with any and all issues in a timely fashion. He kept me apprised every step of the way and, if ever needed, I will pursue his help in the future.

- A. L.


Mehr Fairbanks kept the insurance company from messing around. Bartley Hagerman made sure my claim got settled timely, and I was very pleased with the work he did.

- K. W.


Excellent firm.

- J. H.