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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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

Ashley Brown and Graham Barth Obtain Defense Verdict in Bath County

WHT attorneys Ashley Brown and Graham Barth obtained a defense verdict in favor of Caudill & Wright Enterprises, the owner of the Dairy Queen restaurant in Bath County.  The plaintiff tripped and fell on a rubber safety mat while approaching the counter, sustaining a broken leg that required surgical intervention and incurring medical expenses of … Continued Read More

Gene Zipperle Awarded 2019 TLA Distinguished Service Award

Ward, Hocker & Thornton Member, Gene Zipperle, has been awarded the 2019 Distinguished Service Award by the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA). Awarded at the TLA annual conference, this honor is presented in recognition of distinguished and outstanding service to the organization in appreciation of the hours of unselfish dedication and many contributions to the betterment … Continued Read More

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