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Category: Personal Injury

What Were the Worst Cases of Corporate Misconduct in 2017?

Published on Dec 19, 2017 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 […]

Bar Fights and Your Rights

Published on Dec 14, 2017 in Personal Injury.

We all go into bars and clubs expecting to have a good time.  We expect that the bar staff and bouncers are trained to keep us safe and to watch out for any signs of trouble.  Unfortunately, many staff members and even bouncers are not trained to properly handle bar fights that happen.  Even worse, […]

Electric Shock Drowning: A Silent Killer in the Water

Published on Jul 11, 2017 in Personal Injury.

The parents of a 15-year-old electric shock drowning victim are speaking out in an attempt to warn others and bring awareness to this rarely reported phenomenon.  Carmen Johnson was swimming near her family’s Alabama lake house in April of 2016, when electric current traveled from a light switch on the dock, through the water, and […]

How to Protect a Loved One in a Nursing Home

Published on May 10, 2017 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. If you have a loved one in a nursing home, it’s completely natural to feel somewhat helpless over their care at times. How can you be 100% sure they’ll remain safe? How can […]

Are Amusement Park Rides Really Not Regulated?

Published on Dec 8, 2016 in Personal Injury.

When we go to an amusement park with our families, we trust that our children will be safe while enjoying the various rides and attractions on the premises. It’s easy to assume that most rides look safe and that the operators know what they’re doing. We’re also often told that amusement park rides are thoroughly […]

Drugs and Alcohol Involved in Driving Fatalities

Published on Jul 14, 2015 in Auto Accident, Personal Injury.

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drugs and alcohol continue to be a major cause of Kentucky car accidents. The data shows that, nationally, drugs and alcohol were involved in fatal accidents, claiming 267,598 lives from 1995 and 2013, according to drugtreatment.com. Drugs or alcohol involvement accounted for 26 percent of […]

NCAA Settles Head Injury Lawsuit

Published on Aug 13, 2014 in Personal Injury.

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has settled a class-action lawsuit brought by former college athletes claiming to have been injured by concussions during college play. In the proposed settlement in the US District Court in Chicago, the NCAA, the governing body for college sports, will set aside $70 million for the treatment of injured […]

Winterizing Your Kentucky Home

Published on Nov 4, 2013 in Personal Injury.

Take advantage of a nice fall day to think about how to winterize your home. Now is the time to spot problems, before the first storm comes in. Roof repair specialists say the first winter storms bring a deluge of calls, and in most cases the homeowner knew there was a problem and was putting […]

Tips to Avoid Summer Water Sports Accidents

Published on Aug 5, 2013 in Personal Injury.

As the summer heat takes hold, more families will be heading for relief at their local watering holes. But all Kentucky residents should make sure to take precautions. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly half of all drownings occur in natural settings including rivers, lakes, and oceans. The CDC offers these tips […]

NTSB Investigates San Francisco Plane Crash That Killed Two

Published on Jul 15, 2013 in Personal Injury.

A recent plane crash at San Francisco’s airport claimed the lives of two passengers and injured 180 more. As investigators dig into the causes of the crash, details continue to surface, explaining what happened to trigger the fateful result. Experienced Kentucky accident attorneys monitor plane accident reports no matter which state they originate from. While […]

This Fourth of July in Kentucky, Think Fireworks Safety

Published on Jun 27, 2013 in Personal Injury.

Fireworks add a thrilling ending to Fourth of July celebrations for families all over Kentucky. When fireworks aren’t used carefully, however, joyous celebration may turn to tragedy. You can reduce your own risk of injuries this Independence Day by observing several safety rules when using fireworks, courtesy of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):

Prom Night Safety Tips for Parents

Published on Apr 19, 2013 in Personal Injury.

We know that parents worry about their kids, especially during events like prom night – when teens want to be off having fun with their friends, not being supervised by concerned adults.  How do you strike the balance between giving your teens the independence they crave on prom night and the safety they need to […]

Kentucky Schools Participate in “ShakeOut” Earthquake Drills to Keep Kids Safe

Published on Feb 18, 2013 in Personal Injury.

Kentucky’s public schools throughout the state recently held earthquake drills to prepare students, faculty, and staff and prevent child injuries in Kentucky if one of these dangerous natural events should occur, according to a recent report from WOWK TV. The drills were part of the annual “ShakeOut” event sponsored by the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium, […]

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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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