Kentucky Injury Lawyers

Sinking Missouri Duck Boat is One of the Deadliest U.S. Boat Accidents in Recent Years

Published on Aug 7, 2018 at 11:57 am in Personal Injury.

On Thursday, July 19, 2018, one of the deadliest U.S. Boat accidents in recent years occurred in Brandon, Missouri. Seventeen people were killed when a duck boat packed with tourists sank during a thunderstorm. A duck boat from Ride Ducks Branson was floating down Table Rock Lack when a severe storm hit, causing the amphibious tour bus to capsize and sink.

At the time of the accident, 31 people were onboard. The victims who were found were taken to CoxHealth Branson Hospital. Seven of the 14 survivors sustained injuries. All the duck boat survivors were discharged from the hospital by Sunday evening, July 22.

5 Ways Your Attorney Can Deliver Peace of Mind

Published on Jul 10, 2018 at 12:24 pm in Personal Injury.

When you’ve been injured because of someone’s negligence, you may want to settle the matter as soon as possible. But this may not leave you with the best settlement for your future. Having a personal injury lawyer at your side will give you peace of mind that someone is looking out for your best interests. If you’ve been injured in Kentucky, a Louisville personal injury lawyer from Thomas Law Offices can help you with your claim.

Knowledge in Their Field

Personal injury cases have specific laws that dictate how you should pursue your claim that you may not know about, but your lawyer will. This could be from the state’s statute of limitations, what you need to prove your side of the story, and how to get a favorable outcome. An experienced lawyer who has successfully won cases like yours before will improve your chances of getting the compensation you need.

Should I Stay Off Social Media After an Accident?

Published on May 10, 2018 at 2:14 pm in Personal Injury.

You’re probably accustomed to documenting your life on social media accounts. It’s where you talk about your day, upload photos to share an event, or share something interesting you discovered. But what you may not know is that this isn’t the best move if you’re involved in a personal injury case because the defense will use your social media to try and reduce your claim.

A personal injury lawyer from Thomas Law Offices can help you with your case. We’ll work hard to get you the compensation you deserve and advise you on how to protect your claim and not do anything to weaken it.

PTSD is a Risk for Victims of Serious Injuries

Published on Jan 2, 2018 at 2:57 pm in Personal Injury.

Serious injuries can have a life-altering impact on your physical well-being.  Extensive surgery and medical treatment, long-term physical therapy, and permanent loss in physical function and ability are just a few of the physical symptoms that a victim of serious injury may experience.  While great focus and attention is given to the obvious physical symptoms of a serious injury, the lingering emotional and mental health symptoms often go undiagnosed and untreated.

What Were the Worst Cases of Corporate Misconduct in 2017?

Published on Dec 19, 2017 at 2:41 pm in Personal Injury.

2017 was an unparalleled year for news regarding corporations that committed fraud, allowed employees to take part in sexual misconduct, or took part in financial scandals and cover-ups that wronged workers and/or customers. We’ve all heard the news stories and consequently had our lives affected by the Equifax scandal, the Takata airbags debacle, the misconduct Wells Fargo took part in, and the flood of sexual harassment allegations that are currently sweeping through the news and entertainment industries.

When corporations put profit margins before the safety and welfare of employees and customers, injustice occurs. These are the instances when lawsuits do the most good and can ensure corporations put an end to wrongful decisions and behaviors. Oftentimes, corporations conduct themselves poorly for one fact and one fact only– They think they can get away with it. Lawsuits help make sure they can’t get away with misconduct and treat employees and customers alike fairly and equally.