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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Eleven WHT Attorneys Named to 2020 Kentucky Super Lawyers List

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that eleven of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 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, Graham Barth, … Continued Read More

Ashley Brown and Graham Barth Obtain Defense Verdict in Fayette County

WHT attorneys Ashley Brown and Graham Barth obtained a defense verdict in favor of an insurance company in a jury trial on an underinsured motorist claim in Fayette County. The plaintiff was involved in a rear-end motor vehicle accident, and she claimed that the accident aggravated a preexisting knee condition that resulted in multiple surgeries. … Continued Read More

Summary Judgement Obtained in Construction Law/Wrongful Death Case

WHT attorneys Gregg Thornton and Joshua Ellis obtained summary judgment on behalf of their client Bansal Construction, Inc. in the case, William Leonard, as Executor of the Estate of Debbie Leonard v. Bruce Grimes; Harrod Concrete and Stone; Bansal Construction, Inc.; Kay and Kay Contracting LLC; and Harrod Transport Co., before Judge Reynolds in the … Continued Read More

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