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Category: Child Injury

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, […]

Dangerous Hospital for Babies

Published on Jul 5, 2015 in Child Injury, Medical Malpractice.

St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida is being evaluated after 9 babies died in the last four years after having heart surgery there. CNN calculated the raw mortality rate from 2011-2013 to be 12.5 percent, which is more than three times the national averages for such surgeries. Doctors affiliated with Children’s Medical […]

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 […]

Keep your Backyard Pool Safe

Published on Jun 20, 2014 in Child Injury.

Keeping your backyard pool safe is a concern for all pool owners. Your concerns can be heightened if you have small children. Of course, you will want to fence the yard or pool to discourage unwanted visitors, but here are steps you can take to keep your family and guests safe. Drowning is the second […]

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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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Nursing Home Residents and Self-Neglect: Who Is Responsible?

It is comprehensible that an older adult living alone may be a victim of self-neglect. If an elderly individual with diminished capacities does not have family, friends, or neighbors to regularly assist and support them, there is a possibility that they will fall into a dangerous situation of poor hygiene, undernourishment, untaken medications, or failure […]

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Filing a Claim Against a Deceased Defendant

A personal injury claim is a legal means for those injured through another’s wrongdoing to seek justice and recover damages. We know that when a person has been hurt due to another person’s negligence, it is their right to take legal action against the party which caused harm. But what happens if the person who […]

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5 Motorcycle Safety Tips for Chicago Riders

While motorcycles are often seen as conveying a sense of freedom and rebellion, the vehicles are more popular than many people realize. Throughout the country, there are over eight million registered motorcycles. Motorcyclists are required to abide by state laws. If they fail to do so, they increase their risk of getting into an accident, […]

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