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Category: Brain Injury

Blunt Force Head Trauma – Cause and Effect

Published on Mar 10, 2023 in Brain Injury.

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 […]

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 […]

Repeated Head Injuries and CTE

Published on Mar 23, 2021 in Brain Injury.

While anyone can end up in a situation where they sustain a head injury, certain individuals are more likely to be affected by repeated head injuries. If you play sports or follow any sports teams, you’re likely aware of how serious of an issue concussions are. Even with protective headgear, the brain can still sustain […]

How a Brain Injury Can Affect a Person’s Life

Published on Oct 16, 2020 in Brain Injury.

Any kind of physical injury can have an impact on a person’s life. Bruises, sprains, and broken bones to any body part can be painful and take time to heal. However, those types of injuries are likely to eventually heal and allow you to get back to your normal life. But a brain injury might […]

Advancements in TBI Testing Prove Promising

Published on Mar 22, 2019 in Brain Injury.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. One of the most difficult things to prove in any type of personal injury case is that my client has suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), especially when the “expected” signs and symptoms […]

Football Isn’t the Only Sport Where Players Get Concussions

Published on Apr 3, 2018 in Brain Injury.

Many people associate football with concussions, and how couldn’t they? The entire game is focused on tackling players. While the N.F.L.’s research that downplays the occurrence of concussions has earned plenty of scrutiny, people are at least aware of the connection between this sport and head injuries. The impact from tackling in football can cause […]

The Difference Between a TBI and a Concussion

Published on Dec 15, 2016 in Brain Injury.

The brain is one of the most fragile areas of the body. Any injuries it sustains can lead to serious, lifelong complications. Extremely serious brain injuries, often referred to as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), are usually caused by trauma that results in unconsciousness. There’s another type of brain injury that’s slightly less severe and therefore […]

N.F.L.’s Flawed Concussion Research Potentially Tied to the Tobacco Industry

Published on Mar 28, 2016 in Brain Injury.

For the last 13 years, the National Football League has stood behind the league committee’s research papers that downplayed the news headlines claiming that a frightening number of players went into retirement early after experiencing concussions and other brain injuries like chronic traumatic encephalopathy—a type of degenerative brain disease. Despite physician criticism years after the […]

Mayo Clinic Studies Promising Sideline Concussion Test

Published on Aug 13, 2014 in Brain Injury.

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have been studying a test that can be used to test athletes with head impacts during a game. Called the King-Devick test, it measures rapid eye movement and attention – both of which are affected by concussions. Athletes are first given a baseline test at the beginning of a season […]

Impact of Concussions Extends to Baseball

Published on Dec 25, 2013 in Brain Injury.

There has been much news lately about the damaging effects of concussions endured by football players. But new reports have shown the problem is afflicting baseball players as well. Major League Baseball (MLB) is reporting its first official case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The player was Ryan Freel, who committed suicide in December 2012. […]

Lawyers in NFL Brain-injury Suits Go Before Judge

Published on Apr 22, 2013 in Brain Injury.

If you think that injuries are just part of a football player’s job, then you need to hear arguments from David Frederick, a lawyer representing players in a suit against the NFL. According to Frederick, there is much more to concussion-related brain injuries than the public knows. That’s because the NFL purposefully hid the facts […]

Study: Traumatic Brain Injury Remains Number-One Risk Factor for Dementia, Alzheimer’s

Published on Feb 27, 2013 in Brain Injury.

The number-one risk factor for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older patients is suffering one or more traumatic brain injuries (TBI) within his or her lifetime, according to a recent study published in JAMA Neurology. Traumatic brain injury results from any accident or event that causes damage to the brain. Concussions, which involve bruising of […]

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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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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 […]

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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, […]

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