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The Hidden Dangers of Whiplash Injuries

Published on Aug 8, 2017 by Thomas Law Offices.

Whiplash injuries are one of the most common injuries sustained by drivers and passengers involved in car accidents on Kentucky roadways.  Whiplash injuries are painful and debilitating and require as much as six months or more to recover.  Making them even more dangerous is the fact that whiplash injuries often do not display any initial […]

The Penalties for Leaving a Hit-and-Run Crash Scene in Kentucky

Published on Aug 2, 2017 by Thomas Law Offices.

Leaving the scene of a car accident in Kentucky is a serious offense.  Kentucky traffic laws require that any person involved in any crash must remain at the scene to offer aid to people who are injured and to share their vehicle registration number and contact information.  Depending on the severity of the accident, the […]

Pregnant Women May Not Be Properly Warned About Depakote’s Risks

Published on Jul 5, 2017 by Thomas Law Offices.

Depakote ER (divalproex sodium) is a drug produced by AbbVie Inc. designed to treat many conditions such as, seizures, bipolar disorder, and migraine headaches. Depakote has proved to cause several severe complications. Now new lawsuits are suggesting that pregnant women are not being adequately warned about the risks of continuing to take the drug while […]

Graco’s “My Ride 65” Car Seats Recalled

Published on May 31, 2017 by Thomas Law Offices.

On May 24, 2017, Graco recalled 25,494 car seats. The specific car seat, My Ride 65, was produced between May and August 2014. According to CNN, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that the webbing of the car seat failed to meet Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. The agency found that the car seat […]

Thomas Law Offices Representing Bouma Family for 2016 Combs-Hehl Bridge Crash

Published on May 17, 2017 by Thomas Law Offices.

LOUISVILLE, KY, May 11, 2017 — Thomas Law Offices is representing the Bouma family of Michigan in a wrongful death claim against Travis Harmon of Ohio, a commercial truck driver who slammed into David Bouma’s vehicle on March 15, 2016 on the Combs-Hehl bridge in Ohio. The force of the collision sent Bouma’s Pontiac Grand […]

Lindsay Cordes Accepted into AAJ Leadership Academy

Published on Apr 13, 2017 by Thomas Law Offices.

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is one of the nation’s leading legal organizations that focuses on helping lawyers and other legal professionals represent their legal clients to the best of their abilities. Between providing educational opportunities for members, helping law offices embrace new types of technology, fighting for the right to trial by jury, […]

How to Minimize the Risks of Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

Published on Jan 10, 2017 by Thomas Law Offices.

It’s no secret that drunk drivers cause a large percentage of America’s car accidents. According to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9,967 people were killed in alcohol-related driving accidents in 2014. This accounts for nearly one-third of all traffic-related deaths for that year. Over 1.1 million drivers were arrested […]

Cipro Might Be Linked to the Injuries of Gulf War Veterans

Published on Nov 9, 2016 by Thomas Law Offices.

Cipro, generically known as ciprofloxacin, is a popular antibiotic belonging to the same classification (fluoroquinolone) as drugs like Avelox. It’s been on the market for almost 30 years and is commonly used to treat bacterial infections including respiratory tract infections, UTIs, skin infections, and more. It’s also commonly used to treat patients who have been […]

How a Smartphone Can Save Your Life During a Car Accident

Published on May 3, 2016 by Thomas Law Offices.

Whether you have an Android or iPhone, there’s no denying the fact that smartphones make our lives infinitely easier while on the go. Help is only a quick key press away during any emergency, and GPS tracking makes it possible for family members and emergency response vehicles to locate their loved ones during a crisis. […]

What Should I Ask My Doctor After a Car Accident?

Published on Apr 19, 2016 by Thomas Law Offices.

After being involved in a car accident, it can seem like you never have enough time to stop and catch your breath let alone relax. One thing you need to prioritize, however, is your own health and well-being. Even if your injuries appear or feel minor, it’s important to see a doctor as soon as […]

Thomas Law Offices works with Kentucky Attorney General to resolve $15.5 million Risperdal case

Published on Dec 30, 2015 by Thomas Law Offices.

The end of 2015 brought with it the successful end to Risperdal litigation filed by Thomas Law Offices, the Office of the Kentucky Attorney General and the Houston Law Firm of Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan and Heckman.  The lawsuit, which alleged the drug company violated the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, sought penalties against the company […]

Kentucky’s High Rate of Nursing Home Fines & Penalties

Published on Mar 18, 2015 by Thomas Law Offices.

Of the 20 nursing homes in the country with the most government fines, five of them are in Kentucky. Kentucky also has three nursing homes listed among the top 20 in the nation that were cited for the most serious deficiencies. The list is compiled by ProPublica, which is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces […]

Weight Loss Pill Dexaprine Contains Synthetic Stimulants

Published on Jun 6, 2014 by Thomas Law Offices.

The package for the weight-loss pill Dexaprine leads users to believe it is fueled by natural ingredients. To the contrary, researchers have found the supplement contains a variety of stimulants. A samples of the natural ingredients listed on the label include: Acacia rigidula Citrus aurantium Green tea extract A Dutch lab studied packages of the […]

Is ADHD Connected to Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy?

Published on Mar 12, 2014 by Thomas Law Offices.

A study has found a possible link between prenatal exposure to the pain reliever acetaminophen and children who later develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in Tylenol and other pain and fever medications. Findings Show Only a Link Researchers stress that the study, published in the American Medical Association’s JAMA […]

Kentucky’s ‘Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass’ Campaign Aimed at Reducing Traffic Accident Fatalities

Published on Jul 30, 2012 by Thomas Law Offices.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and local and state law enforcement agencies are joining forces for the “Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass” campaign throughout the month of July. The new campaign is designed to encourage safe driving habits in areas where there is a high amount of KY traffic fatalities. This initiative was developed in response […]

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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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What Does MMI Mean in Workers’ Compensation?

A workplace injury can occur in the office or the construction site. According to data compiled by the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, there were 38,600 nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses in 2021 across Kentucky’s private industries. At some point, every one of those injuries reached the maximum medical improvement (MMI). What does the […]

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Can Medical Errors Cause PTSD?

When you suffer negligence at the hands of a medical provider, obvious physical issues arise in the aftermath. Your illness is worse instead of better, or you have a new injury that you didn’t have before. The stress and frustration of your situation might feel overwhelming and unstoppable, and you may begin to feel symptoms […]

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5 Strategies To Keep Your Loved Ones Safe in the Hospital

According to a study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as many as 35.5 million hospitalizations occur in the United States annually. Research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) comparing hospitalization rates among 1-64-year-olds between 2009 and 2018 shows that just 5.2% of Americans in that age range were […]

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