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Two Nurses Arrested in Ohio for Nursing Home Resident Neglect

Published on May 2, 2022 in Nursing Home Abuse.

In April 2022, Sunrise Manor nursing home’s director of nursing and assistant nursing director were arrested for allegations of patient neglect. Christina Drake and Jennie Elliott are being investigated following a criminal complaint filed in regard to an incident that occurred in April 2020. The two nursing staff members are facing multiple first-degree misdemeanor charges, […]

What Injuries Do Unattended Children Most Commonly Suffer?

Published on Apr 26, 2022 in Premises Liability.

It is a tragedy when a child is killed or injured in an accident that could have been prevented. Most of the time, it only takes one attentive adult to stop these tragic incidents from happening. The personal injury lawyers at Thomas Law Offices look at what injuries unattended children most commonly suffer and⁠—more importantly—how […]

What Injuries Can Result From Slamming on the Brakes?

Published on Apr 21, 2022 in Car Accidents.

No matter how safely you may drive, you will undoubtedly encounter situations in which you will have to take significant evasive maneuvers to avoid a car accident. While avoiding a motor vehicle crash is virtually always preferable to a collision, there are times when the evasive action can also cause harm.

Why Should You Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?

Published on Apr 7, 2022 in Auto Accident.

Settlement amounts for car accident insurance claims are significantly higher when filed with the help of an attorney, a recent study commissioned by the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) revealed. Importantly, this research was conducted by the insurance industry itself. The APCIA called this statistic “a real concern” in the auto insurance industry.

Was Your CPAP Machine Recalled?

Published on Apr 6, 2022 in Product Liability.

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines are designed to help those who suffer from sleep apnea breathe more freely through the night. These medical devices are prescribed by doctors and other medical professionals who help patients cope with breathing disorders that inhibit oxygen intake.

What Are the Signs of a Negligent Daycare?

Published on Mar 31, 2022 in Premises Liability.

As a parent, you put a lot of time, thought, and effort into selecting the best possible daycare for your child. Maybe you went on tours of several locations or dealt with waiting lists before you settled on what you thought was the right daycare provider. Even after all that, you might have still missed […]

Who Is Responsible If a Child Dies at Day Care?

Published on Mar 31, 2022 in Wrongful Death.

On Dec. 16, 2021, 13-month-old Shivani Jishnu became unresponsive in her classroom at Kayfield Academy II preschool on Nelson Miller Parkway in Louisville. She was administered CPR and rushed to the hospital by Emergency Medical Services. Doctors believe that before arriving at Norton Children’s Hospital, she was deprived of oxygen for at least 20 minutes. […]

How Will Stronger Trucking Company Insurance Protect the Public?

Published on Mar 25, 2022 in Trucking Accident.

Consider the following facts: The minimum insurance requirements for interstate trucking companies have not been raised in over 40 years. At the same time, the cost of injuries and fatalities resulting from accidents caused by commercial trucks continues to rise exponentially. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there has been a 72% increase […]

What Are Kentucky’s Minimum Nursing Home Staffing Requirements?

Published on Mar 18, 2022 in Nursing Home Abuse.

There is a consistently-proven link between staffing issues and poor quality of care for nursing home residents. In the following article, we’ll explore the question: What are Kentucky’s minimum nursing home staffing requirements, and how do they impact our state’s older adult population? After reading, please feel welcome to contact Thomas Law Offices if you […]

Thomas Law Offices Donates to America Walks

Published on Mar 2, 2022 in News.

America Walks is a nonprofit organization that aims to create “walkable, equitable, connected, and accessible” spaces in all communities across the United States, including in Kentucky, Illinois, Ohio, and Missouri. This organization challenges the notion of a car-centric world by bringing the focus back to individuals who walk either for pleasure or out of necessity. […]

What Is a Qui Tam Lawsuit?

Published on Feb 28, 2022 in Law and Information.

Qui tam lawsuits are a type of whistleblower litigation. The plaintiff, known as a relator, is a private party that pursues legal action on behalf of the government. The relator’s goal in filing a qui tam lawsuit is to recover losses associated with the government being defrauded. Relators who successfully win qui tam lawsuits are […]

How Often Do Truck Tires Blow Out?

Published on Feb 28, 2022 in Truck Accidents.

Current U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hours of Service (HOS) regulations allow truckers to spend 11 consecutive hours driving their 18-wheelers. This time limit gives tractor-trailer operators more than ample time to cover a lot of mileage during a single shift. Truckers can operate their trucks across various types of terrain and temperatures during a […]

How Has COVID-19 Caused Nursing Home Shortages?

Published on Feb 11, 2022 in Nursing Home Abuse.

We have seen the pandemic sweep across U.S. industries and leave an indelible mark. Restaurants, bars, diners, coffee shops, arts and entertainment venues, and thousands upon thousands of small businesses have been forced to shut their doors because they just don’t have enough people to keep them running. Understaffing continues to be a critical issue […]

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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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Two Nurses Arrested in Ohio for Nursing Home Resident Neglect

In April 2022, Sunrise Manor nursing home’s director of nursing and assistant nursing director were arrested for allegations of patient neglect. Christina Drake and Jennie Elliott are being investigated following a criminal complaint filed in regard to an incident that occurred in April 2020. The two nursing staff members are facing multiple first-degree misdemeanor charges, […]

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What Injuries Do Unattended Children Most Commonly Suffer?

It is a tragedy when a child is killed or injured in an accident that could have been prevented. Most of the time, it only takes one attentive adult to stop these tragic incidents from happening. The personal injury lawyers at Thomas Law Offices look at what injuries unattended children most commonly suffer and⁠—more importantly—how […]

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What Injuries Can Result From Slamming on the Brakes?

No matter how safely you may drive, you will undoubtedly encounter situations in which you will have to take significant evasive maneuvers to avoid a car accident. While avoiding a motor vehicle crash is virtually always preferable to a collision, there are times when the evasive action can also cause harm.

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