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Thomas Law Offices works with Kentucky Attorney General to resolve $15.5 million Risperdal case

Published on Dec 30, 2015 in Dangerous Drugs.

The end of 2015 brought with it the successful end to Risperdal litigation filed by Thomas Law Offices, the Office of the Kentucky Attorney General and the Houston Law Firm of Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan and Heckman.  The lawsuit, which alleged the drug company violated the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, sought penalties against the company […]

Billions of Dollars Paid to Settle Cases Involving Use of the Drug Risperdal

Published on Oct 14, 2015 in Dangerous Drugs.

Johnson & Johnson recently paid $2.2 billion to settle a decade-long investigation into the company’s illegal promotion of the drug Risperdal.  The settlement was split between the federal government and multiple states and was the largest of its kind in U.S. history.  The company also failed to disclose certain possible health risks from taking the […]

Be Mindful of Risperdal Statute of Limitations for Diabetes

Published on Jun 2, 2014 in Dangerous Drugs.

Risperdal is a commonly prescribed atypical antipsychotic drug, used in the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug for use in adults in 1993 and then for children in 2007. Lawsuits have been filed over the issue of side effects caused by the drug when used […]

Major Fine Looms for Johnson & Johnson Over Risperdal Side Effects

Published on Sep 2, 2013 in Dangerous Drugs.

Have you or someone you know been prescribed the drug Risperdal? You should be aware that issues have surfaced concerning side effects caused by the drug. Risperdal is a commonly prescribed atypical antipsychotic drug, used in the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug for use […]

Dangerous Drug Lawyers

Published on Oct 30, 2020 in .

While modern medical research has produced medications that can improve health and extend both the length and quality of life, some medicines on the market pose dangers to consumers. As a result, many people have suffered injuries. If you believe a defective medication has harmed you, the dangerous drug lawyers from Thomas Law Offices are […]

Kentucky Opioid Lawsuit

Published on Dec 29, 2017 in .

It’s official. The U.S. has declared the opioid crisis a national public health emergency. Prescription and illegal opioids are commonly abused because they’re chemically addictive, and opioid painkillers are being prescribed more than ever. There’s evidence suggesting that long-term prescription opioid use may not have been properly studied and may negatively affect newborn children who […]

Tad Thomas

Published on Jun 19, 2015 in .

Managing Partner Phone: (877) 955-7001 Fax: (502) 785-7257 Email: tad@thomaslawoffices.com LinkedIn | Twitter | Curriculum Vitae Mr. Thomas opened his own practice immediately upon graduating law school in 2000 and quickly gravitated to civil litigation. For several years his practice was limited to representing Plaintiffs in varying types of civil litigation including personal injury, class actions and multi-district […]

Dangerous Drugs List

Published on Jun 1, 2015 in .

Below is a dangerous drugs list. All of the following drugs are still on the market and have been known to cause serious, long-lasting, or even deadly side effects and complications. If you have any questions about pharmaceutical case law or simply want to speak with someone who represents the field, please do not hesitate […]

Case Results

Published on May 7, 2015 in .

Thomas Law Offices has successfully represented clients across the country in a wide range of wrongful death and personal injury cases achieving top verdicts and settlements. Railroad Car Explosion – $18 Million Tad Thomas, serving as local counsel for Clifford Law Offices of Chicago, recently settled a lawsuit against several parties involved in a train […]

Drug Makers Pay Government Billions For Fraud

Published on Nov 17, 2014 in Dangerous Drugs.

Some of the largest pharmaceutical companies, the household names who make many of the drugs we take, have agreed to billion dollar settlements with the U.S. Department of Justice to avoid civil and criminal litigation. The charges include fraudulent marketing practices – a big part of which has been promoting drugs for uses not approved […]

Johnson & Johnson to Operate Under Corporate Integrity Agreement

Published on Dec 11, 2013 in Dangerous Drugs.

In an earlier blog, I reviewed how the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) hit Johnson & Johnson with major allegations relating to the prescription drugs Risperdal, Invega, and Natrecor. The company agreed to a settlement resolution, which includes criminal fines and forfeiture totaling $485 million and civil settlements totaling $1.72 billion. This was the largest […]

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Tad Thomas

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Tad Thomas has dedicated his practice to representing plaintiffs in various types of civil litigation, including personal injury, business litigation, class actions, and multi-district litigation.

After graduating with his law degree in 2000 from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University, Mr. Thomas immediately opened his own private practice and began representing injury victims.

In 2011, Thomas Law Offices was established in Louisville, Kentucky. Over the past decade, Mr. Thomas has expanded his firm and now has offices in three additional locations: Cincinnati, Ohio, Columbia, Missouri, and Chicago, Illinois. He is also a frequent lecturer on topics like trial skills and ethics and technology.

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An Amtrak train carrying 275 passengers derailed in Missouri on Monday, June 27, 2022. The passenger train was on a journey from Los Angeles to Chicago and was also carrying 12 crew members when it was hit by a dump truck at an uncontrolled crossing. Uncontrolled crossings do not have any warning lights or motion […]

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When Should I Use My Hazard Lights?

Warning other drivers of a potential emergency is not easy. Although you give your full attention to driving, that focus usually does not extend to inside of other people’s motor vehicles. You cannot ascertain whether there is an emergency by communicating either through facial expressions or words with another driver in a different vehicle.  Instead, […]

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What Are Telltale Signs of Malnutrition in Nursing Home Residents?

No one wants to send their elderly or incapacitated loved one away to live in a nursing home. Most family members would find a way to take care of their loved ones themselves at home if they thought they could give them the adequate care they needed. That’s not feasible for many families, though.   Why […]

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