CDC Warns of Drug-Resistant Fungal Infection in Hospitals
If the height of the pandemic a few years ago used to make you fear heading to the hospital when in need of urgent medical aid, then the latest reports, like this article published by CBS News, regarding a drug-resistant fungal infection caused by Candida auris plaguing hospitals and nursing homes are unlikely to help […]
Injured Missourians May Be Eligible for Compensation From Missouri Victims’ Fund
There is good news for victims of negligence who have been unable to obtain the financial award they deserve—injured Missourians may be eligible for compensation from the Missouri Tort Victims’ Compensation Fund. Our team of personal injury attorneys at Thomas Law Offices is currently helping clients obtain compensation through this vital, yet often overlooked, state-funded […]
What Is Breach of Duty?
In almost every facet of our daily lives, we encounter situations in which one individual owes a duty of care to another. When someone violates their duty of care, it is considered a breach. This breach does not always cause harm, but when it does, the victim may deal with extensive injuries, costly medical bills, […]
Kentucky Car and Booster Seat Laws
Taking a vehicle out for a drive is always dangerous; however, it’s what most of us have to do to go to work, take our kids to school, visit a doctor’s office, pick up groceries, and so forth. One reason why operating a vehicle is so uncomfortable to do for so many is because they […]
Blunt Force Head Trauma – Cause and Effect
Head injuries have both short and long-term effects. They can be caused by a number of different types of accidents, and they can be more debilitating than almost any other type of injury. As a serious type of head injury, blunt force head trauma can have an enormous impact on the victim’s life. Below, we’ll […]
What Is Vehophobia?
For adults living in most parts of the United States, driving is a common and even necessary part of everyday life. Anything that interferes with your ability to drive to school, work, or for errands can make day-to-day life exceptionally difficult. If you have a persistent fear of getting behind the wheel of a vehicle, […]
Tad Thomas Named Lawdragon 500 Leading Consumer Plaintiff Lawyer for 2023
For more than 30 years, Lawdragon has been compiling lists of the top lawyers across a variety of categories. Among those honored on the Lawdragon 500 Leading Consumer Plaintiff Lawyers for 2023 list is Tad Thomas, founding attorney and managing partner of Thomas Law Offices. With offices in Louisville, KY; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; and […]
What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?
If you’ve watched enough television shows, you’re bound to have seen a motorist pulled over for failing to yield to the right of way of someone else. A Chicago law enforcement officer may even have cited you for not yielding to the right of way of another and alleged that it contributed to causing an […]
Who Should Treat My Injuries After an Auto Accident?
After a car accident, your injuries may be minor—like scrapes or bruises—or much more serious. Severe car accident injuries may even include brain or spinal cord injuries. These more acute and debilitating injuries often require the expertise of a medical specialist, while more moderate to minor injuries may be treated by emergency medical technicians (EMTs) […]
Three U.S. Snowboarders Sue Former Coach for Allegations of Sexual Abuse
One Olympic snowboarder and two other former members of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard (USSS) team filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Feb. 2 alleging sexual abuse. That lawsuit was filed against the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC), the USSS national federation and its previous chief executive officer (CEO), […]
Two Kentucky Cases Showcase the Potential Risks for Stroke Following Chiropractic Adjustments
Chiropractors treat their patients by performing spinal manipulations intended to relieve pain in muscles and joints. These adjustments help relieve pain by increasing blood flow and improving the conductivity of the nerves in areas afflicted by pain. Depending on a person’s physical wellbeing and health care needs, they may see a chiropractor for years or […]
Chicago Fire Dept. Paramedic Fired After Allegedly Failing To Care for Patient
An internal affairs investigation conducted by the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) determined that one of its first responders failed to assess and attend to a patient in acute respiratory distress. The investigation also alleges that the paramedic falsified reports in an attempt to cover up his failings. Although no criminal charges have been filed, the […]
What Causes Most Rear-End Accidents?
Were you recently involved in a car accident? If so, it likely involved being hit from behind. Rear-end accidents are the most common type of car crash in the United States, and the injuries and damages associated with these types of collisions tend to be severe. The car accident attorneys at Thomas Law Offices want […]
Who’s Liable in an Accident Involving a Pothole?
If you’ve ever been in a pothole accident, you may wonder who’s liable; the answer to that question may surprise you. In Illinois, the law is clear: cities and other authorized entities are responsible for maintaining and repairing the roadways. Unfortunately, liability isn’t so cut and dry. If you were injured from pothole damage here […]
Multiple Thomas Law Offices Lawyers Included on 2023 Kentucky Super Lawyers List
It was recently announced that three lawyers at Thomas Law Offices—an ever-expanding law firm with offices here in Louisville and in Chicago, Columbia, MO, and Cincinnati, OH—will be included on the 2023 Kentucky Super Lawyers lists. Tad Thomas, our Louisville personal injury firm’s founder, has earned placement on the Kentucky Super Lawyers list for the […]