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Chicago Fire Dept. Paramedic Fired After Allegedly Failing To Care for Patient

Published on Jan 27, 2023 in Wrongful Death.

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?

Published on Jan 27, 2023 in Auto Accident.

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?

Published on Jan 13, 2023 in Car Accidents.

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

Published on Jan 6, 2023 in News.

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 […]

What Happens When an Unlicensed Driver Causes an Accident?

Published on Dec 2, 2022 in Auto Accident.

State law requires all motorists to have a valid driver’s license or learner’s permit in order to drive on Illinois roads. If you were hit by an unlicensed driver, you may have questions about what to do immediately following the crash. What happens when an unlicensed driver causes an accident is, in most cases, very […]

The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Fun in Chicago – 2022 Edition

Published on Nov 23, 2022 in Fun Stuff.

Chicago may see its fair share of bitterly cold weather and experience what seems like endless snowfalls during its long winters. However, that doesn’t stop our midwestern city’s residents and tourists from making the rounds to local festivities to celebrate the seasonal spirit, nearby shops while on the hunt for unique gifts, or hidden gem […]

What Are the Three Most Common Complaints About Nursing Homes?

Published on Nov 18, 2022 in Nursing Home Abuse.

Nursing homes provide an essential service to the citizens of our communities. These long-term care facilities are meant to be a haven where residents can enjoy safety, health, emotional wellbeing, and meaningful social relationships—while receiving the hands-on, round-the-clock care their age or condition requires. But like any type of organization, there are good nursing homes, […]

Louisville-Area Daycare Closed Over Claims of Abuse

Published on Nov 18, 2022 in Child Injury.

Last week, a local Louisville-area daycare was closed indefinitely as the center faces allegations of multiple counts of first-degree child abuse and abuse cover-up. Vanguard Academy, its owner, and a handful of employees are currently facing civil lawsuits for their alleged involvement in the abuse that is believed to have occurred at the hands of […]

Rampant Sexual Misconduct and Abuse Reported in Multiple National Women’s Soccer League Teams

Published on Nov 16, 2022 in Sexual Crimes.

Released in October 2022, the results of an independent investigation led by former United States Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates exposed a disturbing pattern of verbal abuse, sexual misconduct, and inappropriate relationships between coaches and players in the National Women’s Soccer League. The investigation, which was conducted over the course of a year, found […]

Louisville Police Officer Arrested and Accused of Sending ‘Revenge Porn’ to 19 People

Published on Nov 10, 2022 in Sexual Crimes.

A Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) officer is facing distribution of sexually explicit materials charges after allegedly sending explicit pictures of one female to at least 19 others. The police officer is currently out of jail on a $10,000 surety bond in the “revenge porn” case. The LMPD officer was already out on administrative leave […]

The Costs of Treating a Traumatic Brain Injury

Published on Oct 28, 2022 in Brain Injury.

If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), you may wonder about the treatment costs. The good news is that many resources are available to help pay for TBI-related costs. However, the amount of help you receive will depend on the severity of your injury and where you live. This […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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