Kenton Wirth

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Kenton Wirth, of counsel with Patterson Legal Group, represents our worker’s compensation clients. With an impressive 28 years worth of experience, Kent has heard hundreds of workers compensation appeals since his election as one of the original members of the Worker’s Compensation Board in 1993. After 16 years as a board member, he then became an attorney for the Kansas Workers Compensation Board and continued growing his already extensive knowledge of workers compensation law. Kent grew up in Wellington, Kansas, and earned his undergraduate degree from Wichita State University in Wichita, KS. He earned his Juris Doctorate at Washburn University where he graduated in the top twenty percent of his class.

Before his time on the Worker’s Compensation Board, Kent also served as the Administrative Law Judge for the Division of Workers Compensation for the State of Kansas. He presided over contested workers compensation claims and issued final decisions. In May of 2011, Kent joined Patterson Legal Group, LC and brought his extensive legal experience and knowledge of worker’s compensation to the benefit of our office.

Kent has been married to his wife, Patti, for 32 years and has three sons. He also is lucky enough to have the privilege of spoiling several grandchildren.

Education:

J.D. Washburn Universtiy, Topeka, KS. (1976)

B.B.A. (Business Administration) Emphasis: Finance. Wichita State University, Wichita, KS (1973)

Kansas College of Advocacy, Lawrence, KS (1982) IAIBC, Workers Compensation College, Durham, NC (1986) Various Courses, National Judicial College, Reno, NV (1993 present) International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC), Arizona State University, International Workers Compensation College, Tempe, AZ (1997)

 

Member of:

Kansas Bar Association

Wichita Bar Association

Kansas Association for Justice


Case Results

  • $8,600,000: Auto Accident Judgment
  • $6,000,000: Medical Negligence
  • $4,000,000: Accidental Dismemberment
  • $3,540,068: SUV Rollover
  • $3,000,000: Insurance Bad Faith Claim
  • $2,700,000: Medical Malpractice; routine surgery for heartburn resulted in death

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Testimonials

Barbara F.

Carl, Mary 7 Amie were all good assets to me to me winning my case.  So I say THANKS for getting me the money I deserve for all the pain that I had to go through.

Joyce T.

Thank you for Deanna listening to all my crying and whining, she was great moral support for me throughout this process.  Kenton, thank you, you are a very good lawyer!

Bobbie W.

The team at Patterson Legal Group was extremely thorough, courteous, and always maintained professionalism, answered my concerns with real human concerns. *I was especially pleased with Mr. Carl Wagner’s handling of my case, always concerned and explained and rendered information in great detail(s). *Teresa deserved a gold star in people ...

Carol A. T.

Very Professional. Fast results on claim. Every aspect was top notch.

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