Walter Ward Selected to 2021 Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Hall of Fame

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that Member Walter A. Ward has been selected as a 2021 inductee into the Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame honors those who have made significant contributions to the Kentucky’s Workers’ Compensation system during their distinguished careers. All inductees will be honored … Continued

WHT Announces New Member

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Rebecca Burroughs has been elected to become a Member within the Firm. Rebecca is an attorney in the Louisville office. Her practice focuses on trucking, transportation and freight, as well as insurance defense for large insurance carriers and many self-insured companies. She regularly practices … Continued

Fourteen WHT Attorneys Selected to 2021 Kentucky Super Lawyers List

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that fourteen of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 Kentucky Super Lawyers publication. Attorneys Walter Ward, George Hocker, Gregg Thornton, Brian Stephenson, Gene Zipperle, Licha Farah and John Hollon were named to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list. Ashley Brown, Jillian House, … Continued

Seven WHT Attorneys named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America

Ward, Hocker & Thornton is pleased to announce that seven of our attorneys have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America with three lawyers included as the 2021 The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch. The Best Lawyers in America is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in … Continued

WHT Attorney Max Smith Named to Leadership Lexington Class of 2020-2021

Ward, Hocker & Thornton attorney Maxwell D. Smith has been named to the Leadership Lexington Class of 2020-2021. Max is one of twenty-five class members selected to participate in the program that is designed to cultivate Lexington leaders by providing educational opportunities that broaden perspectives and allow participants to gain increased understanding of community dynamics and … Continued

A Guide for Businesses to the Federal Coronavirus Relief Bill

In response to COVID-19, the federal government has passed the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The FFCRA provides tax credits for employers so that employees can stay home while they are sick with COVID-19, care for someone sick with COVID-19, or care for children who … Continued

COVID-19 Response

To Our Valued Clients and Friends: In response to COVID-19,  Ward, Hocker & Thornton has implemented a work from home policy until it is safe to return to the office. We remain fully available and are reachable by email or by calling our front desk at 859.422.6000, where you can search for an attorney’s extension … Continued

COVID-19: Business Interruption Insurance Coverage

Based upon the recent outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), it remains important for businesses and insurers to assess current policies, and specifically those related to pandemics and communicable diseases.  We expect an increase in insurance claims relating to policies that include Business Interruption Coverage (BIC) and/or Contingent Business Interruption coverage (CBI).  Accordingly, it is important to … Continued

WHT Announces Two New Members

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorneys Jillian Dove House and Whitney Mobley Kunjoo have been elected to become Members within the firm.  The announcement was made at this year’s WHT Christmas Party on December 14, 2019. Jillian House has been with the Firm since 2012. She works in civil litigation … Continued

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