Have You Been Injured? We're Ready to Fight for You.

Columbia, MO Dog Bite Lawyer

Published on Sep 1, 2020 in .

Dogs can be faithful companions and wonderful, protective pets, but depending on the breed of a dog and how it was raised, an unwatched dog can prove dangerous to humans and other animals. A dog that escapes from its owner’s yard or unexpectedly leaps over a fence when you walk by the owner’s house can […]

A Basic Guide to Dog Bite Laws in Kentucky

Published on Nov 28, 2017 in Dog Bite.

Dog bites can be scary and severe. In 2016, there were 31 U.S. fatalities from dog bites. Over $600 million of homeowners insurance liability claim dollars went to dog bites or dog-related injuries. When a sudden attack happens, you will most likely need medical treatment. If bills start to pile up, you’ll probably think about […]

Things You May Not Know About Kentucky Dog Bite Lawsuits

Published on Jan 31, 2017 in Dog Bite.

Kentucky is a state that takes cases involving dog bites very seriously.  Dog owners are expected to take full responsibility for their dog at all times.  Kentucky is a strict liability state which is favorable for anyone who is attacked or injured in any way by a dog.  The owner or keeper of the dog […]

Louisville Dog Bite Lawyer

Published on Jun 1, 2015 in .

While dog owners can experience a variety of health benefits from having a dog, like reduced stress and increased exercise opportunities, situations where a dog acts aggressively can quickly get out of hand. Even the nicest of dogs can reach a point where it decides to attack another person or animal. If you’ve been victim […]

Understanding Kentucky’s Dog Bite Law

Published on Feb 4, 2013 in Dog Bite.

Kentucky is one of several U.S. states that uses a “strict liability” law for dog bites. In strict-liability states, owners of dogs that bite another person are liable for those injuries, even if the owner had no idea the dog would act aggressively. Kentucky’s strict-liability dog bite law, KRS 258.235(4), states that “Any owner whose […]

Recent Study Shows Increase in Dog Bite Liability Payouts in 2011

Published on May 29, 2012 in Dog Bite.

According to a new study, dog bites cost insurance companies an estimated $479 million in 2011, which accounts for a large chunk of payouts under homeowners’ liability policies. A news report from MSNBC.com reveals that while the study did show a slight decline in the number of dog bite claims, the price per case has […]

Dog Bite Prevention Tips for Kentucky Residents

Published on Jan 11, 2012 in Dog Bite.

Though a dog bite may not be the first thing one thinks about in regards to suffering a personal injury, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year, showing that it is a serious problem. Of all dog attack victims, approximately one […]

Premises Liability Lawyer

Published on Mar 8, 2022 in .

It takes less than a second for an accident to upend your life completely. When negligence contributes to your accident, you have the right to pursue a claim to seek compensation for your losses. To give yourself the best chance at recovery, you need help from a premises liability lawyer from Thomas Law Offices. Our […]

St. Louis Premises Liability Lawyer

Published on Sep 1, 2020 in .

Property owners are responsible for the upkeep and safety of the structures on their property. When another person is injured on their property from their negligence, their injury could fall under premises liability. Taking legal action against a property owner you do or do not know can seem like a daunting task, but you deserve […]

Kansas City Premises Liability Lawyer

Published on Sep 1, 2020 in .

Property owners in Missouri are responsible for keeping their premises safe for visitors and invitees. If a person on the property gets injured from an unsafe surface or structure on the premises that the property owner knew about, then they could file a claim against the property owner. A Kansas City premises liability lawyer from […]

Columbia, MO Personal Injury Lawyer

Published on Sep 1, 2020 in .

Serious injuries significantly impact the lives of individuals and their families. In the event you’ve been involved in an accident and believe someone else is to blame, you have the right to pursue litigation and recover compensation for your losses. A Columbia personal injury lawyer can help. Thomas Law Offices is prepared to fight on […]

Chicago Premises Liability Lawyer

Published on Jun 15, 2020 in .

Unsafe conditions on any property have the potential to cause serious harm to visitors. If you’ve been injured because a property owner failed to maintain their house, yard, or place of business, you have the right to take legal action. A Chicago premises liability lawyer from Thomas Law Offices can help you determine if you […]

Kevin Weis

Published on Feb 1, 2014 in .

Partner Phone: 502-901-4450 ext. 1028 Email: kevin.weis@thomaslawoffices.com LinkedIn Kevin Weis has continuously represented since 1999 people seriously injured or killed as the result of negligent individuals and corporations in such areas as Motor Vehicle Negligence, Medical/Healthcare Negligence, Premises Liability (“slip and falls”), Products Liability, Dog Bites, Tractor Trailer Negligence, and General Negligence. His passion is […]

Columbia, MO Premises Liability Lawyer

Published on Sep 1, 2020 in .

In the state of Missouri, property owners can be held legally responsible for serious injuries resulting from negligent maintenance as well as a failure to warn visitors about hazardous conditions on their property. When a property isn’t cared for and damage occurs, the victim can file a lawsuit against the owner with help from our […]

10-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Pit Bull Attack in Louisville

Published on Mar 22, 2012 in Dog Bite.

A 10-year-old girl is recovering from severe injuries at a Louisville hospital following a recent Kentucky dog attack, according to WLKY.com. Metro Animal Services (MAS) was called around 7 p.m. on a Sunday evening to the neighborhood of the young child and when the respondents arrived the girl was reportedly bloodied and bitten with wounds […]

Free Case Evaluation

At Thomas Law Offices, our personal injury attorneys recognize that our potential clients are likely going through some of the most difficult times of their lives. We don't want you to have to worry about paying out of pocket for legal advice when you're just starting to learn your legal rights and options. That's why we provide free case evaluations. We'll offer our expert advice about your potential case and walk you through how we can help you.

Call us or fill out the form below to tell us about your potential case and a personal injury lawyer will get back to you as quickly as possible.

Meet Our Founder

Tad Thomas - Trial Lawyer

Tad Thomas

Managing Partner

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.

Legal & Firm News

Amtrak Train Derailment Causes Multiple Injuries and Casualties

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 […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More
Tad Thomas on The National Crime Victim Bar Association
Tad Thomas on AVVO
Tad Thomas on Lawyer Minds
Tad Thomas on American Association for Justice
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Ohio Association for Justice
Kentucky Justice Association
Fellows of the Litigation Counsel of America
Martindale Hubbell Preeminent
2021 Public Justice Member
AAJ Masters of Trial Law: Champion