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 Court of Appeals Reverses Jefferson Circuit Ruling on Kentucky Stand Your Ground Law

The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently handed down an opinion reversing a Jefferson Circuit Court decision on the applicability of Kentucky’s Stand Your Ground Law. In a wrongful death case filed in Jefferson Circuit Court, the defendants filed motions for judgment on the pleadings claiming immunity under Kentucky’s Stand Your Ground Law, as immunity had … Continued Read More

Kentucky Court of Appeals Upholds Summary Judgment Obtained by WHT Attorneys

The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently handed down an opinion affirming a summary judgment entered by the Taylor Circuit Court in favor of WHT’s client, Trace Creek Girls’ Softball, Inc.  A softball player claimed to have sustained injuries while sliding into a base during a game at Trace Creek Park, owned by the City of … Continued Read More

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

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