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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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

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

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