Injured Missourians May Be Eligible for Compensation From Missouri Victims’ Fund
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?
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, […]
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 […]
Registered Nurse Alleges Wrongful Termination From Nursing Home
A former nurse at a Louisville nursing home alleges she was wrongfully fired after raising concerns about COVID-19 and residents during the pandemic in 2020.
5 Questions to Ask During a Free Case Consultation
If you’ve been injured in an accident and are looking to pursue compensation from the at-fault party, you may not know where to turn. Fortunately, personal injury lawyers can help accident victims file a strong claim that proves a monetary award is owed.
How a Lien Can Affect Your Personal Injury Settlement
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
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.
Refinery and Plant Explosions: Causes and Consequences
One of the worst refinery explosions in recent history claimed the lives of 15 people and injured 170 others in 2005. BP’s Texas City Refinery explosion was caused by several actions resulting in vaporization ignited by a truck. In the end, the plant owners were accused of failings in equipment, risk management, and the general […]
What Is Maritime Law?
If you’ve been injured on a boat while you were working and someone else is to blame, you may have grounds for a legal claim. Maritime laws can be complex and difficult to understand, so it’s important to work with an experienced boat accident lawyer to ensure you pursue the strongest claim possible.
How Social Media Jeopardizes Personal Injury Claim Recovery
Many people share nearly every aspect of their lives on social media. While this allows us to keep in touch with friends, family, and others, this can be detrimental to a personal injury claim. If you’ve been injured in an accident and are pursuing compensation for your losses, it’s in your best interest to avoid […]
The Benefits of Settling an Injury Claim
If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you have the right to take legal action to seek compensation for your losses. When you think of filing a personal injury claim, you may start to think about lawsuits, trials, and juries. Fortunately, the majority of claims settle before all of that happens. Settlements are […]
How Often Do Golf Cart Injuries Occur?
Going golfing can be a fun way to get exercise and socialize with friends. To get from hole to hole, and to navigate the grounds, it’s common for golfers to ride on golf carts that they rent from the course. Although the golf carts are intended for safe rides around the course, sometimes they are […]
How Many Different Types of Spinal Cord Injuries Are There?
Spinal cord injuries can be devastating and change how you live the rest of your life. Whether you become partially or permanently disabled, or if you require treatment and assistance for the rest of your life, you could be dealing with many changes and costs from your spinal cord injury. Even though all you want […]
What Are Your Legal Options If You’re Injured on Vacation?
Sometimes it’s nice to go away to another destination with your family or friends in an attempt to relax and recharge. Whether you prefer a peaceful trip or one jam-packed with activities, there’s always the possibility that an accident could happen unexpectedly and change the course of your trip. When this happens, you might be […]
How Can Consumers Fight Back Against Forced Arbitration?
Arbitration is an alternative method of resolving disputes. Two parties present their sides of a complaint to an arbitrator or panel of arbitrators. The arbitrator’s job is to weigh the facts and arguments of both sides and make a determination. While there are instances of voluntary arbitration, forced arbitration arises when a company requires a […]