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Category: Personal Injury

Can a Personal Injury Case Ever Be Reopened?

Published on Aug 6, 2019 in Personal Injury.

In most situations, a personal injury case cannot be reopened once a settlement has been reached. If the personal injury case went to trial, however, the way the case was closed determines whether or not it can be reopened. If a judge closes a case without prejudice, it can be reopened. But most personal injury […]

What If I’m Injured During the Kentucky Derby?

Published on Apr 23, 2019 in Personal Injury.

The Kentucky Derby is an exciting event where thousands of people gather at Churchill Downs to place bets, enjoy mint juleps, and watch the horse races. However, with any large, popular event, there are always risks that come along with it. With so many people around, negligent behavior can possibly result in injury. If you’ve […]

What’s a Reasonable Settlement for My Case?

Published on Feb 21, 2019 in Personal Injury.

One of the most common questions any personal injury attorney receives from a client is whether the insurance company is offering a reasonable settlement for the case.  Since every case is different, there’s unfortunately no “one size fits all” calculation to determine whether your settlement offer is reasonable or not.  However, there are some common […]

Breaking Down Common Misunderstandings About Lawsuits

Published on Jan 10, 2019 in Personal Injury.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. We’ve all heard the term “lawsuit.”  Some people believe that our society is “sue happy”, or that we’re too “litigious”, which means that there are too many lawsuits on file with the courts.  […]

What Are Contingency Fees and How Do They Work?

Published on Nov 27, 2018 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 […]

What Is a Medical Lien?

Published on Jul 19, 2018 in Personal Injury.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Under Missouri law, healthcare providers like doctors, chiropractors, hospitals, and physical therapists are permitted to place “liens” on your case instead of billing your health insurance directly.  Based on the law, Missouri healthcare […]

5 Ways Your Attorney Can Deliver Peace of Mind

Published on Jul 10, 2018 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. […]

What Do You Look at When Evaluating My Personal Injury Case?

Published on Jun 8, 2018 in Personal Injury.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Every attorney is different, and every attorney will look at different things when evaluating your personal injury case.  However, there are a few things that our firm looks at when evaluating a case […]

Should I Stay Off Social Media After an Accident?

Published on May 10, 2018 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 […]

PTSD is a Risk for Victims of Serious Injuries

Published on Jan 2, 2018 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 […]

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Tad Thomas

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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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Amtrak Train Derailment Causes Multiple Injuries and Casualties

An Amtrak train carrying 275 passengers derailed in Missouri on Monday, June 27, 2022. The passenger train was on a journey from Los Angeles to Chicago and was also carrying 12 crew members when it was hit by a dump truck at an uncontrolled crossing. Uncontrolled crossings do not have any warning lights or motion […]

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When Should I Use My Hazard Lights?

Warning other drivers of a potential emergency is not easy. Although you give your full attention to driving, that focus usually does not extend to inside of other people’s motor vehicles. You cannot ascertain whether there is an emergency by communicating either through facial expressions or words with another driver in a different vehicle.  Instead, […]

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What Are Telltale Signs of Malnutrition in Nursing Home Residents?

No one wants to send their elderly or incapacitated loved one away to live in a nursing home. Most family members would find a way to take care of their loved ones themselves at home if they thought they could give them the adequate care they needed. That’s not feasible for many families, though.   Why […]

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