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Category: Personal Injury

What Is a Subrogation Claim?

Published on Jan 9, 2024 in Personal Injury.

Some individuals who never use their health insurance or have auto accidents, for example, may think that having such coverage is a waste. Others who incur big medical bills or have costly crashes may view insurance companies as altruistic or generous, considering how small of a monthly premium they pay compared to the costs of […]

Is the Stomach Paralysis Ozempic and Mounjaro Are Causing Permanent?

Published on Dec 18, 2023 in Dangerous Drugs, Personal Injury.

If you take the diabetes or weight loss drugs Mounjaro or Ozempic, then you might be aware of recent news stories in which thousands of patients prescribed the injectables are suing the medications’ manufacturers. They allege the pharmaceutical companies that produce these drugs failed to warn them about the potential for causing or worsening stomach […]

What Is Article 16 in a Personal Injury Action?

Published on Sep 18, 2023 in Personal Injury.

You may have heard the term “Article 16” used in discussion of a civil legal case. This specifically refers to Article 16 of the New York Civil Practice Law & Rules. A personal injury case—when one party pursues legal action after being harmed by the negligence or wrongdoing of another party—may be impacted by the […]

What Is the Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?

Published on Aug 28, 2023 in Personal Injury.

Most of us have heard the terms “attorney” and “lawyer” used interchangeably as if they mean the same thing. And, while there used to be a marked difference between the two words, that’s not actually the case here in Chicago or anywhere else in Illinois anymore. Below, we’ll highlight the historical difference between the use […]

How Soon Should a Tetanus Shot Be Given After an Injury?

Published on Jun 2, 2023 in Personal Injury.

From motor vehicle accidents to slips and falls and other dangerous property scenarios, and defective product situations, these are only a few examples of personal injury incidents that can seriously hurt someone. While it may be intuitive to seek medical attention if you suspect you’ve suffered harm after one of these accidents, would you also […]

Suing for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Illinois

Published on Mar 31, 2023 in Personal Injury.

Individuals often focus on whether an injury incident leaves a victim with physical injuries when sometimes the ones that leave the most lasting impression are the mental or behavioral health ones, as is the case with emotional distress. If you’re dealing with mental anguish, others may not know because such diagnoses often come with invisible […]

Injured Missourians May Be Eligible for Compensation From Missouri Victims’ Fund

Published on Mar 24, 2023 in Personal Injury.

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 […]

What Is Breach of Duty?

Published on Mar 17, 2023 in Personal Injury.

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, […]

How a Lien Can Affect Your Personal Injury Settlement

Published on Jun 28, 2021 in Personal Injury.

If you’ve been injured in an accident, whether it was a car crash, a fall on someone’s property, or an instance of medical malpractice, you have the right to file a personal injury claim to seek compensation for your losses. The claims process is complex. Along with the standard considerations, you may also need to […]

Fraternity Hazing: A Brief History

Published on Jun 22, 2021 in Personal Injury.

While there are advantages to joining a fraternity, initiation games and other hazing trials can put students at risk of serious injury or worse. Throughout the United States and beyond, there is an extensive history of hazing that comes into play when current students are injured or killed.

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Tad Thomas

Managing Partner

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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Can Medical Errors Cause PTSD?

When you suffer negligence at the hands of a medical provider, obvious physical issues arise in the aftermath. Your illness is worse instead of better, or you have a new injury that you didn’t have before. The stress and frustration of your situation might feel overwhelming and unstoppable, and you may begin to feel symptoms […]

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5 Strategies To Keep Your Loved Ones Safe in the Hospital

According to a study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as many as 35.5 million hospitalizations occur in the United States annually. Research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) comparing hospitalization rates among 1-64-year-olds between 2009 and 2018 shows that just 5.2% of Americans in that age range were […]

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How To Report Suspected Nursing Home Neglect in Kentucky

When we decide to move our loved ones into a nursing home or long-term care facility, we expect the staff there to take care of our family members as if they were family, too. But unfortunately, all too often, our loved ones are taken advantage of or neglected while under the care of nursing home […]

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