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Category: Bicycle Accident

Bicycle Right-of-Way Laws in Kentucky

Published on Jun 5, 2018 in Bicycle Accident.

People ride bikes all the time, but they may not know where they can ride. Cyclists often share the road with motorists, but not knowing if they have to follow the same rules as the motorists can lead to devastating accidents that result in injuries. Bicycle accident injuries tend to be severe because cyclists have […]

Safe Biking with Baby

Published on Oct 9, 2013 in Bicycle Accident.

Experts agree that infants younger than one year should not ride on bicycles, and some states even prohibit it. This has nothing to do with parents’ biking ability, but is simply a reflection of a baby’s development. They’ve only begun to sit securely on their own at nine months. Pediatricians point out that while infants […]

Five Tips for a Safe Bike Commute

Published on Aug 2, 2013 in Bicycle Accident.

The number of people who bike regularly to work has jumped 40% over the last decade. If you’re considering taking advantage of this eco-friendly way to stay fit, be sure to also stay safe. Studies show that car drivers contribute to 64% of bicycle-car collisions, usually from a failure to yield to the bicyclist. To […]

Getting the Right Fit on Bike Helmets

Published on Jul 5, 2013 in Bicycle Accident.

If you’re teaching your child how to ride without training wheels this summer, it’s also time to teach them how to wear a bike helmet. Correct fit and proper positioning are key to letting bike helmets do their work. Consider these facts: One study found that in a bike crash, children with ill-fitting helmets are […]

Kentucky Bicycle Safety: Avoiding the Right Hook

Published on Jun 18, 2013 in Bicycle Accident.

Picture this: a bicyclist pulls up beside a car while both wait for a red light to change. When the light turns green, both start forward – but the car turns right, cutting in front of the bicyclist and throwing the rider to the pavement. It is an accident commonly known as the “right hook,” […]

Bicycle Safety in Kentucky

Published on Dec 22, 2011 in Bicycle Accident.

Riding a bicycle and enjoying the beautiful scenery the Bluegrass State has to offer is a fun activity that can be a great way to exercise and stay healthy. However, if a bicyclist is involved in an accident, it can lead to very serious injuries or possibly even death as a bike offers virtually no […]

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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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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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