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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WHT Sponsors JA Miss Business Dress For Your Future Fashion Show

For the second year in a row, Ward, Hocker & Thornton had the unique opportunity to sponsor the Dress for Your Future Fashion Show at the 2019 Junior Achievement Miss Business event held on March 20 in Lexington. The JA Miss Business educational workshop is designed to help young women develop a successful business and … Continued Read More

WHT obtains Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Case

WHT attorneys Gregg Thornton, Max Smith and Josh Ellis obtained summary judgment on behalf of Divine Providence Inc. and Catholic Action Center in their case, Evie Edmonds v. Divine Providence Inc. and Catholic Action Center before Judge Bunnell in the Fayette Circuit Court. The Catholic Action Center is a non-profit one hundred and thirty-four bed … Continued Read More

WHT Obtains Summary Judgment in Commercial Auto Claim for UIM Benefits

Gregg Thornton and Betsy Catron obtained summary judgment in their case, United Financial Casualty Company v. Jillianne Warner, in an action for declaratory relief before Judge Joseph H. McKinley in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Louisville Division. UFCC filed a complaint for a declaration of rights under the contract … Continued Read More

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