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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Michael Kunjoo Selected to 2018-2019 Leadership Lexington Class

Ward, Hocker & Thornton attorney Michael Kunjoo has been named to the Leadership Lexington Class of 2018-2019. Michael is one of fifty class members selected to participate in the program that is designed to cultivate Lexington leaders. Leadership Lexington is a leadership development program sponsored by Commerce Lexington and directed toward individuals who demonstrate leadership … Continued Read More

Gregg Thornton and Megan Lyons Obtain Defense Verdict in Fayette County

WHT attorneys, Gregg Thornton and Megan Lyons, obtained a defense verdict in favor of Lexington Center Corporation in a trip and fall claim in Fayette County. The plaintiff tripped and fell on a cable cover while at Rupp Arena during a UK basketball game. He sustained knee injuries requiring surgical intervention and incurred medical expenses … Continued Read More

WHT Attorneys Pen Feature Article in DRI Compensation Courier

An article written by Ward, Hocker & Thornton attorneys Don Walton and Donnie Niehaus was recently featured in the “Compensation Courier”, the newsletter of the Workers’ Compensation Committee of the DRI. DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel with international membership.    The article, entitled “Recent Cases Demonstrate KY’s Employee-Friendly System”, … Continued Read More

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