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Category: Premises Liability

Downtown Louisville Mass Shooting Leaves 4 Injured, 2 Dead

Published on Aug 28, 2023 in Premises Liability.

Louisville is mourning the loss of two lives following a devastating mass shooting. One person passed away at the scene of the accident while another was pronounced dead at the hospital. Four others are being treated for gun-related injuries. The shooting took place at approximately 3 a.m. on Sunday Aug. 27, 2023 at the Southern […]

Understanding Assumption of Risk

Published on Mar 31, 2023 in Premises Liability.

If you’re injured and choose to pursue legal action through a personal injury claim, the defendant may raise a defense known as “assumption of risk.” Understanding this legal doctrine is important because it could limit or bar your right to recover compensation for your injuries. Below, we’ll look at the legal definition of “assumption of […]

What Injuries Do Unattended Children Most Commonly Suffer?

Published on Apr 26, 2022 in Premises Liability.

It is a tragedy when a child is killed or injured in an accident that could have been prevented. Most of the time, it only takes one attentive adult to stop these tragic incidents from happening. The lawyers at Thomas Law Offices look at what injuries unattended children most commonly suffer and⁠—more importantly—how to avoid […]

What Are the Signs of a Negligent Daycare?

Published on Mar 31, 2022 in Premises Liability.

As a parent, you put a lot of time, thought, and effort into selecting the best possible daycare for your child. Maybe you went on tours of several locations or dealt with waiting lists before you settled on what you thought was the right daycare provider. Even after all that, you might have still missed […]

Can You Sue If You Fall on Private Property?

Published on Jul 23, 2020 in Premises Liability.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Every year, thousands of Missouri residents are injured because property owners and business owners fail to take the necessary precautions to keep their premises safe. No matter the hazardous circumstances that led to […]

Are Escalators or Elevators More Dangerous?

Published on Nov 21, 2019 in Premises Liability.

Getting people from Point A to Point B in the shortest amount of time possible allows people to get to their destinations more quickly and without strenuous activity. No one wants to climb 40 flights of stairs when they could simply use a machine that will do the job in less time and without the […]

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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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What Is Article 16 in a Personal Injury Action?

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 […]

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What Is Considered a Reasonable Person When It Comes to Negligence?

You’ve been injured, and now you need help paying your medical bills, making up for your lost wages, and addressing your pain and suffering. So who pays for these damages? The financial liability for your related damages usually falls on the at-fault party and (in most cases) their insurance provider. The insurance company won’t just […]

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What Is the Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?

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 […]

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