Jared M. Hudson



Jared M. Hudson is an attorney in Ward, Hocker & Thornton’s Lexington Office, where his practice primarily focuses on insurance defense and coverage. He graduated law school from the University of Kentucky in 2019 and then went to work for Judge Grise and Judge Wilson in Bowling Green, KY. Jared joined WHT in 2021 and focuses his practice on insurance defense and coverage as well as automobile and premises liability cases.

J.D., University of Kentucky, 2021

B.A., History, University of Kentucky, 2016

Louisville, KY

Kentucky, 2019

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2022

Kentucky Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel
Kentucky Defense Counsel Young Lawyers Section

Bridenbecker v. CSAA Insurance, 2023: traumatic brain injury case against the plaintiff’s UIM carrier in which fault was stipulated. The plaintiff sought $1,000,000 in pain and suffering. While the defense acknowledged the plaintiff suffered a temporary, mild traumatic brain injury, evidence was presented that the plaintiff had recovered. The jury awarded $45,000, and with an offset of $50,000, the verdict was a net zero result.

Ostertag v. George K. Bowling Community Park, Inc., 2023: Summary judgment granted in premises liability suit against public park based on Recreational Use Statute.