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Ask a Lawyer: What’s the Difference Between Negligence and Malpractice?

Published on Mar 19, 2019 at 11:58 am in Personal Injury.

If you or a loved one was hurt because of a healthcare provider, you may have grounds for a lawsuit. It’s a scary situation when you put your trust in a doctor’s or surgeon’s hands and you get wrongfully hurt because they made a mistake. Often, these mistakes cause serious injuries that can have a major effect on the person’s life. The best way to protect your rights is with the help of a trusted Louisville attorney. Thomas Law Offices will make sure you get the compensation and justice that you deserve.

We understand how a case of medical malpractice can be severely damaging to your life. But these injuries weren’t your fault and you can stand up and speak out against the guilty party. We’ll do everything we can to hold them accountable. This includes examining the evidence of why you were there, what you were being treated for, what went wrong, and how that resulted in your injuries. We’ll also look at how the damages have affected you. Then, we can start fighting for your rights.

What Are Contingency Fees and How Do They Work?

Published on Nov 27, 2018 at 8:13 am in Personal Injury.

When you’re injured because of someone else’s negligence, you may have also suffered from financial losses as well. In these cases, you can hire a personal injury lawyer to help you with your claim and fight to get the compensation you deserve. But another aspect of this is how you’re paying your attorney. One of the payment methods is through contingency fees.

Not everyone may be familiar with how contingency fees work or what they even mean. Thomas Law Offices wants you to have all the information, so you’re prepared to speak confidently about the matter when you meet with your lawyer. Here is what you need to know about contingency fees.

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.