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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Laura Myers Commissioned to the JAG Corp of the Army National Guard

WHT attorney, Laura Myers, has been commissioned as a First Lieutenant with the Army National Guard JAG Corps. As a Judge Advocate General Officer, Laura will act a legal resource for soldiers, units and the State Adjutant General. Laura will be attending the Direct Commission Officer Course in Fort Benning, GA for approximately six weeks, … Continued Read More

Summary Judgment Obtained in Wrongful Death Case

Gregg Thornton, Jillian House and Betsy Catron obtained summary judgment in their case, Nicole McGuffey, as Administratrix of the Estate of Jonathan McGuffey, et. al. v. Ronald Hamilton, Jason Lamb, Select Diesel Repair of Donato Enterprises, LLC. et. al., before Judge Reynolds in Fayette Circuit Court. Plaintiff brought wrongful death claims against the above-listed Defendants … Continued Read More

Summary Judgment Obtained by Gregg Thornton and Jillian House

WHT member Gregg Thornton and attorney Jillian House obtained a summary judgment before Judge Goodwine in Fayette Circuit Court, August 17, 2018. Plaintiff brought forth claims against Keeneland and Sallee Horse Vans, Inc. alleging the Defendants’ negligence caused him to trip and fall while distributing a satirical newsletter on Keeneland’s premises during the September yearling … Continued Read More

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