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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Ten WHT Attorneys Named to the 2019 Kentucky Super Lawyers List

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that ten of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Kentucky Super Lawyers publication. Attorneys Walter Ward, George Hocker, Gregg Thornton, and Gene Zipperle were named to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list. Ashley Brown, Jillian House, Whitney Kunjoo, Michael Kunjoo, Rebecca Burroughs, and Max Smith were named to the Kentucky Rising … Continued Read More

Chad Wells and Donnie Niehaus Elected Members at Ward, Hocker & Thornton

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorneys Chadwick A. Wells and Donnie J. Niehaus have been elected to become Members within the firm.  The announcement was made at this year’s WHT Christmas Party on December 1, 2018. Chad Wells has been with the firm since 2001 and has focused his practice … Continued Read More

Kentucky Supreme Court Says Insurers Cannot Deny PIP/BRB Based on Medical Records Reviews

On November 1, 2018, in the case of GEICO v. Sanders, et al. (2016-SC-000546-DG), the Kentucky Supreme Court issued an opinion in which it decided that PIP/BRB Obligors cannot deny benefits based solely upon medical records reviews. The Court held that the PIP/BRB Obligor’s assertion that it should have the right to deny payment of … Continued Read More

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