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Category: Medical Malpractice

Can Inaccurate Record Keeping Result in Medical Negligence?

Published on Nov 3, 2020 in Medical Malpractice.

Medical records contain vital information about your health and medical history, including a variety of documentation on clinical findings, diagnostic test results, preoperative care, operation notes, post-operative notes, and daily notes about progress and medications if you’re hospitalized. In the event a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional makes a mistake in your chart, you […]

3 Examples of Recent Successful Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Published on Aug 26, 2020 in Medical Malpractice.

Medical malpractice lawsuits are notoriously complex and challenging. Injured patients, however, should receive the compensation they need for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages when a doctor’s negligence results in their injuries. Unfortunately, justice for med mal lawsuits isn’t always served. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), only […]

How to File a Complaint Against a Doctor in Ohio

Published on Jun 11, 2020 in Medical Malpractice.

When you’ve experienced improper care from a doctor in Ohio, it’s likely you will want to hold that doctor accountable for their actions or negligence. But you might not know what steps you need to take to document your complaint against the doctor for the care you received. At Thomas Law Offices in Cincinnati, we […]

Study Finds Quality of Care Didn’t Improve After Hospital Merges

Published on Jan 16, 2020 in Medical Malpractice.

In recent years, there has been a significant rise in hospital merger-and-acquisition activity. While hospitals claim the mergers benefit patients, recent evidence suggests otherwise. A January 2020 study from Harvard University researchers, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, looked for evidence of quality gains at 250 hospitals across the country acquired in deals […]

Jewish Hospital in Louisville Receives “F” Grade for Patient Safety

Published on Nov 15, 2019 in Medical Malpractice.

Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit “patient safety watchdog” organization gave the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky an F grade. Only nine of the 2,633 hospitals assessed received an F for the fall 2019 grades. Since 2012, an F grade has only been given to four separate facilities in Kentucky. According to WLKY, Jewish Hospital […]

When Is Going to an Urgent Care Clinic a Bad Idea?

Published on Jun 20, 2019 in Medical Malpractice.

When an illness or injury appears out of the blue, you may be uncertain about where to go for care. If the symptoms you’re facing aren’t life-threatening, but your doctor can’t get you in right away or their office is closed, you can head to your closest urgent care clinic. While many urgent care facilities […]

Louisville Hospitals Facing Medicare Payment Penalty

Published on Jan 3, 2019 in Medical Malpractice.

All acute-care hospital in Louisville, Kentucky and those in Floyd and Clark counties in Indiana will see reduced Medicare payments during the federal fiscal 2019. The reductions are happening because the hospitals did not meet the performance standards established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program (VBP). The VBP […]

Investigation Finds Breast Implants May Be Linked to Cancer

Published on Dec 5, 2018 in Medical Malpractice.

There are a number of breast implant patients who have developed a rare blood cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been investigating reports that link breast implants with cancer. There are currently more than 400 reports about patients who developed ALCL after getting implants, including nine who […]

When Can I Sue a Hospital?

Published on Oct 9, 2018 in Medical Malpractice.

You may never expect that you could get injured in a hospital because you’re surrounded by people trained to make you feel better. But mistakes can happen in a hospital. There could be a miscommunication error, a mistake on a patient’s chart, or a doctor could misinterpret a patient’s test. Hospital mistakes can be dangerous […]

Why Does Medical Malpractice Occur?

Published on Aug 24, 2018 in Medical Malpractice.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. When we face an illness or injury, we put our trust in medical professionals to help diagnose and treat us, so we can recover and return to our lives as quickly as possible. […]

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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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Two Nurses Arrested in Ohio for Nursing Home Resident Neglect

In April 2022, Sunrise Manor nursing home’s director of nursing and assistant nursing director were arrested for allegations of patient neglect. Christina Drake and Jennie Elliott are being investigated following a criminal complaint filed in regard to an incident that occurred in April 2020. The two nursing staff members are facing multiple first-degree misdemeanor charges, […]

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What Injuries Do Unattended Children Most Commonly Suffer?

It is a tragedy when a child is killed or injured in an accident that could have been prevented. Most of the time, it only takes one attentive adult to stop these tragic incidents from happening. The personal injury lawyers at Thomas Law Offices look at what injuries unattended children most commonly suffer and⁠—more importantly—how […]

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What Injuries Can Result From Slamming on the Brakes?

No matter how safely you may drive, you will undoubtedly encounter situations in which you will have to take significant evasive maneuvers to avoid a car accident. While avoiding a motor vehicle crash is virtually always preferable to a collision, there are times when the evasive action can also cause harm.

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