At Ward, Hocker & Thornton we have a singular focus: results. Located in Kentucky, we are a regional civil litigation firm concentrating in insurance defense. Since 1984, our attorneys have partnered with clients to take on their most important and complex legal issues. With powerful industry knowledge and meaningful personal connections, we work to deliver our clients quality results. 

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Walter Ward Named to The Best Lawyers in America

Ward, Hocker and Thornton, PLLC Member, Walter A. Ward, was named in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018. Additionally, he was recognized as the 2018 Lexington Workers’ Compensation Law- Employers “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. Walter was a … Continued Read More

Ashley Brown and Graham Barth Obtain Defense Verdict in Bath County

Ashley Brown and Graham Barth obtained a defense verdict in a trip and fall claim in Bath County. The plaintiff tripped and fell on a curb cut in a sidewalk at the Dairy Queen in Owingsville. She sustained a shoulder injury requiring a series of surgeries and medical expenses of $169,000. She alleged the slope … Continued Read More

WHT Raises Donations for the First Legal Food Frenzy Across the State

In the inaugural year of the Legal Food Frenzy, WHT raised the equivalent of 2,657.5 pounds of food to be donated to food banks across the state. This year the Kentucky Bar Association and the Kentucky Association of Food Banks (KAFB) joined forces to host the 1st Legal Food Frenzy, a fundraiser/competition created to support … Continued Read More

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