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Category: Child Injury

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 […]

Injuries Caused by Laundry Detergent Pods on the Rise

Published on Sep 14, 2015 in Child Injury, Product Liability.

Single-use liquid laundry detergent packets, commonly referred to as “pods”, were introduced to the U.S. market in 2010. They’re convenient to use since each pod contains enough highly-concentrated detergent to wash an average load of laundry. Nothing needs to be measured out, and the surrounding material dissolves in water. Despite the convenience of these pods, […]

Should You Let Your Kids Use “Floaties”?

Published on Jul 3, 2014 in Child Injury.

Floaties, a nickname for the inflatable armbands, can be fun, but they will not keep a child safe in the water as they can easily pop or slip off. The main thing to keep in mind about floaties is that they should be considered toys, and not safety devices. Additionally, most swim experts say that […]

Keeping Kids Safe at Public Pools

Published on Jun 23, 2014 in Child Injury.

As summer weather approaches, your kids will be playing at neighborhood pools and taking swim lessons. If your children swim at a recreation center supervised by a lifeguard, or by you, that’s a good step toward ensuring their safety. Here are few other safety areas you should be aware of: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety […]

Graco to Recall Toddler and Booster Seats

Published on Feb 26, 2014 in Child Injury.

Graco has announced a voluntary recall affecting toddler and booster seats for model years 2009 – 2013. Infant seats are not affected. The recall covers 11 car seat models (listed below), which encompasses 3.7 million units. At issue is the red release button on the harness, which becomes stuck from food and dried liquids. The […]

Infant CPR Classes in Kentucky Teach Valuable First Aid Tips

Published on Oct 23, 2013 in Child Injury.

If you’ve seen listings for infant CPR courses in your area, consider signing up for one today. You may think it sounds far-fetched, but accidents can and do happen. Infants can stop breathing and become unconscious from choking on food or toys, accidental drowning, and getting tangled up in cords. In fact, Parents.com reports that […]

Baby-Proofing Your Kentucky Home

Published on Oct 2, 2013 in Child Injury.

A baby’s first six months of life may bring sleepless nights for new parents, but at least during this period babies aren’t very mobile. You can leave babies in the middle of the living room floor and know they’ll stay in the area. After eight months, most babies are crawling and exploring the house, and […]

Pool Accidents Don’t End When Summer is Over

Published on Sep 23, 2011 in Child Injury.

Many caregivers mistakenly assume that there is no risk of accidental drowning in swimming pools once the summer ends. Unfortunately, indoor pools also pose a threat for children of all ages. Children that take swim classes, participate in school-mandated swimming activities and use the indoor pools of hotels and resorts are at just as much […]

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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.

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CDC Warns of Drug-Resistant Fungal Infection in Hospitals

If the height of the pandemic a few years ago used to make you fear heading to the hospital when in need of urgent medical aid, then the latest reports, like this article published by CBS News, regarding a drug-resistant fungal infection caused by Candida auris plaguing hospitals and nursing homes are unlikely to help […]

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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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