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How Soon After an Accident Should You Notify Your Insurer?

Published on May 21, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

After an accident, your top priority is to get medical help. When that’s done, what’s the next step? If you are ready to start the claims process, you must notify your insurer. But how soon after an accident should you notify your insurer? You don’t want to wait to initiate a claim in most situations. […]

Former Kentucky Swim Coach Lars Jorgensen Sued for Sexual Assault

Published on May 14, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

On April 12, two former University of Kentucky swim and dive team members filed a sexual assault lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Lexington. In the filing, not only was former Kentucky swim coach Lars Jorgensen sued for sexual assault, but another member of the coaching team, Gary Conelly, the university’s athletics director, Mitch Barnhart, […]

Can You Sue for Toxic Mold Exposure?

Published on May 7, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

Mold exposure is a serious concern for many homeowners and renters alike. Not only can it cause property damage, but it can also have adverse effects on health. If you’ve been exposed to toxic mold, you may be wondering whether you have legal recourse. More specifically, you may want to know, “Can you sue for […]

Sciatica Pain After a Car Crash

Published on Apr 30, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

After a car accident, many people experience some type of injury. Whether it is a stiff back or more serious head trauma, these injuries often develop minutes or days after a crash. Some of the most painful and frustrating pain stems from trauma suffered to the nerves. Unfortunately, pressure on the sciatic nerve can lead […]

How to Obtain a Car Accident Report in Illinois

Published on Apr 23, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

When you’ve been involved in a car accident in Chicago or anywhere in the Prairie State, you may have spoken with law enforcement at the scene of your collision. In most circumstances, you will receive a motorist report from an officer. That motorist report briefly states the nature and circumstances of the accident, such as […]

What Is the Best Way to Deal with a Distracted Driver?

Published on Apr 23, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

In today’s fast-paced world, distracted driving has become a serious issue and a common danger on our roads. With April being Distracted Driving Awareness Month, it’s important to remember that distractions, whether texting, eating, or adjusting the radio, can lead to accidents with severe consequences. According to reports by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than […]

Where Do Car Accidents Happen Most Often in Chicago?

Published on Apr 16, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

As someone who lives in or has traveled through Chicago, you likely don’t need any reminding of how congested our city’s roadways are. This heavy traffic often leads to collisions, which cause motorists to suffer serious injuries and lose their lives. While you’re likely aware of where some of our city’s crash-prone roadways are if […]

Learn How to Protect Your Loved Ones with My Nursing Home Abuse Guide

Published on Apr 10, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

Thomas Law Offices has over a decade of experience helping families seek justice on behalf of loved ones who have been abused, neglected, or otherwise harmed in nursing homes and long-term care facilities around the nation. Tad Thomas himself has spoken multiple times on live TV about the work our firm does and the changes […]

One Year Since Old National Bank Shooting, Co-Counsel Representing Survivors, Families Release Statement

Published on Apr 10, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

LOUISVILLE, KY – Today, Thomas Law Offices, Everytown Law, and Romanucci & Blandin, who together represent survivors as well as families who lost loved ones in the mass shooting at Old National Bank in Louisville on April 10, 2023, released the following statement: “April 10th marks one year since the tragic mass shooting at the […]

Can You Change Lanes in an Intersection in Chicago?

Published on Apr 9, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

All drivers should be aware of general safe driving rules, including how to merge or change lanes safely, whether on city streets or major highways. Chicago intersections are often quite busy, with vehicles crossing or making turns, plus the added dangers of pedestrians in crosswalks, so you may think that changing lanes in an intersection […]

What Are Two Possible Consequences of Poor Security?

Published on Apr 2, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

When you shop at the grocery store or go out with your friends to a concert venue, you expect the property to be safe. You expect to be able to do your shopping or enjoy your event without incident or injury. But what happens if there’s a loose tile in the grocery store and a […]

Iowa Nursing Home Staff Abused and Laughed at Patients According to Records

Published on Mar 12, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

A whistleblower retaliation lawsuit filed on Feb. 15, 2024, reveals how there was pervasive mistreatment of nursing home residents at a DesMoines, Iowa nursing home beginning as early as March 2022.   A later Iowa Department of Inspection and Appeals (DIA) investigation, launched after her dismissal, confirmed the majority of those reports (and others) alleging staff […]

Tad Thomas Named Lawdragon 500 Leading Consumer Plaintiff Lawyer for 2024

Published on Mar 11, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

Thomas Law Offices is proud to announce that founder, Tad Thomas, has been recognized by Lawdragon on the 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers list. Tad has been a trial lawyer for over 20 years. He founded Thomas Law Offices in Louisville, Kentucky, and over the years, his reputation and practice have grown, expanding […]

Investigators Identify the Suspected Source of Lead Poisoning of Applesauce Pouches

Published on Mar 5, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

What started as just over 20 toddlers sick from suspected lead poisoning of applesauce packets has grown into a much bigger issue. Months later, after the initial report was issued by federal officials, hundreds of kids have been affected, and an international investigation into why it occurred has been launched. Also, investigators have found that […]

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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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How Soon After an Accident Should You Notify Your Insurer?

After an accident, your top priority is to get medical help. When that’s done, what’s the next step? If you are ready to start the claims process, you must notify your insurer. But how soon after an accident should you notify your insurer? You don’t want to wait to initiate a claim in most situations. […]

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Pedestrian Fatally Struck at PGA Championship in Louisville; Golfer Scottie Scheffler Arrested

While the 2024 PGA Championship over this past weekend should have been a joyous occasion given how golfer Xander Schauffele won the first major of his career, for many others, it will be remembered instead for the tragic event that happened there. This past Friday, May 17, just before Round 2 of the tournament was […]

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Former Kentucky Swim Coach Lars Jorgensen Sued for Sexual Assault

On April 12, two former University of Kentucky swim and dive team members filed a sexual assault lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Lexington. In the filing, not only was former Kentucky swim coach Lars Jorgensen sued for sexual assault, but another member of the coaching team, Gary Conelly, the university’s athletics director, Mitch Barnhart, […]

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Tad Thomas on The National Crime Victim Bar Association
National Civil Justice Institute - Trustee
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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