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Category: Car Accidents

What Are the Risks of Someone Borrowing Your Car?

Published on Dec 17, 2021 in Car Accidents.

There’s nothing wrong with being selective about who borrows your car. A vehicle is a powerful, expensive machine that kills over a million people every year. Your car is also your property, your responsibility, and, often, your means of access to work, school, food, community, and many other aspects of life. There is certainly risk […]

When to See a Neurologist After a Car Accident

Published on Nov 22, 2021 in Car Accidents.

Doctors who specialize in disorders and injuries affecting the brain, spinal cord, and surrounding muscles and nerves are referred to as neurologists. For those involved in a car accident, visiting a neurologist may not be something that is initially considered. But too many people ignore the signs that their accident caused nerve damage, a spinal […]

How Climate Change May Affect Our Roads, Highways, and the Frequency of Car Accidents

Published on Nov 19, 2021 in Car Accidents.

On October 7, 2021, the White House announced the release of Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plans from more than 20 federal agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, Commerce, Homeland Security, and Transportation. These Climate Adaptation Plans detailed the methods that each agency’s facilities and operations would adopt in order to become increasingly resilient […]

Which Intersections in Chicago Are the Most Dangerous?

Published on Aug 25, 2021 in Car Accidents.

When you get behind the wheel, you expect to get to your intended destination in a safe and timely manner. However, when negligent drivers are on the road, this doesn’t always happen. Intersections are among the most common spots for accidents, especially in Chicago. But why is that? In this blog, we’ll take a look […]

Multi-Vehicle Accidents: Who Pays for Chain Reaction Crashes?

Published on Jul 20, 2021 in Car Accidents.

You’re driving down the road on your way to work in heavy traffic. Everything seems standard for your morning commute until you’re sideswiped by a passing vehicle and subsequently rear-ended by the car behind you when you brake. Emergency responders arrive at the scene, and you’re treated for your injuries and told to follow up […]

To What Extent Are Backup Cameras Improving Vehicle Safety?

Published on Oct 8, 2020 in Car Accidents.

Driver assistance technologies, when used properly, have the potential to keep drivers, passengers, and pedestrians safe. As car developers and manufacturers continue to outfit the newest vehicles with the newest safety features, some of the most common focus on forward collisions prevention, lane and side assist, maintaining safe distances, and backing up and parking. In […]

What You Should Know About Accident Liability When Carpooling

Published on Oct 1, 2020 in Car Accidents.

Carpooling is an excellent option for coworkers or friends who are going to the same place. It helps reduce the number of cars on the road, which is helpful logistically and environmentally. While you’re choosing to carpool for efficiency and less stress, it could be a disadvantage if you get into a car accident because […]

Determining Fault in Parking Lot Accidents

Published on Jul 29, 2020 in Car Accidents.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Doing anything in a parking lot—driving, walking, steering a cart—requires your full attention. Even though all the cars and people move slowly through parking lots, an accident can happen very quickly and cause […]

Missouri Car Seat Laws

Published on Jun 18, 2020 in Car Accidents.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. When you’re traveling with your little one in the car you want them to be as safe as possible, so you strap them into a car seat in the back seat. You might […]

Can Bulging Disks Occur After a Car Accident?

Published on Dec 2, 2019 in Car Accidents.

After a car accident or any other type of personal injury you may notice pain in your neck or back. Wisely, you decide to go see a doctor and he tries to resolve your pain conservatively (without surgery) by recommending anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, and home stretching programs. However, your pain doesn’t go away and eventually […]

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Tad Thomas

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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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Illinois Motorcycle Accident Statistics

  Many individuals would never consider getting on a motorcycle to ride up and down Chicago area roadways, interstates included, because of the inherent dangers it poses. However, according to the Illinois Secretary of State, there are at least 315,000 licensed motorcycles that have the potential to ride up and down Illinois roads daily. Given […]

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Most Common Car Accident Injuries in Chicago

When listing the most common car accident injuries in Chicago, it’s good to keep in mind that no two collisions are the same. Vehicle wrecks result in a wide range of injuries. While some are minor, having little impact on the victim’s day-to-day, others are catastrophic, impacting every aspect of the survivor’s life. What are […]

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If Someone Gets Hurt While Working on Your Property Are You Liable?

Every property owner in the state of Illinois has a duty of care to maintain safe premises that are free from hazardous and dangerous conditions. But what happens when someone is hurt? As a property owner, if someone gets hurt while working on your property, are you liable? And what legal rights do injured victims […]

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