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Category: Medical Malpractice

Types of Medical Malpractice

Published on Sep 30, 2022 in Medical Malpractice.

Like most major cities, Chicago and its suburbs, such as Mokena, Skokie, Orland Park, Naperville, Arlington Heights, Calumet City, and others, are home to many doctor’s offices, urgent care facilities, and hospitals. While many medical providers at these facilities successfully treat patients’ presenting concerns, poor outcomes occur.

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 […]

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Fun in Columbia, MO – 2022 Edition

As magical as they may be, we all know the holidays can be stressful. Thomas Law Offices is pleased to present our 2022 edition of The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Fun in Columbia, MO—a list we hope will take just a bit of chaos out of the season. We’ve compiled some of the best events, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Fun in Chicago – 2022 Edition

Chicago may see its fair share of bitterly cold weather and experience what seems like endless snowfalls during its long winters. However, that doesn’t stop our midwestern city’s residents and tourists from making the rounds to local festivities to celebrate the seasonal spirit, nearby shops while on the hunt for unique gifts, or hidden gem […]

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What Are the Three Most Common Complaints About Nursing Homes?

Nursing homes provide an essential service to the citizens of our communities. These long-term care facilities are meant to be a haven where residents can enjoy safety, health, emotional wellbeing, and meaningful social relationships—while receiving the hands-on, round-the-clock care their age or condition requires. But like any type of organization, there are good nursing homes, […]

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