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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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

WHT Attorneys Present TIDA Webinar on “Reptile Theory”

On April 13, 2017, WHT attorneys Gene Zipperle and Rebecca Galloway gave a members-only Webinar presentation to the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) called “Starving the Reptile.” The webinar was the most heavily attended TIDA Webinar in the last several years. The webinar explored combating the “Reptile Theory”, a litigation strategy used by Plaintiffs, which … Continued Read More

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