Have You Been Injured? We're Ready to Fight for You.

Ohio’s Most Dangerous Roads and Highways

Published on Jan 17, 2019 by Thomas Law Offices.

  Thousands of unsuspecting victims are injured or worse every year in car accidents on Ohio’s roads and highways. Many of these wrecks are a direct result of other drivers’ negligence. As a diligent, responsible driver, it’s important to be aware of the most dangerous roadways in the state. This knowledge will allow you to […]

Some Facts About Car Accident Injury Recovery Time

Published on Oct 31, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

Car accidents can result in serious injuries, even if the accident wasn’t a high speed crash. The sudden impact of a minor crash can be enough to cause a painful injury. When this happens, you’re probably wondering how long it will take to heal because your injuries may prevent you from working or performing daily […]

What’s the Difference Between Civil and Criminal Litigation?

Published on Oct 2, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

If you’re looking to hire a lawyer, you may be wondering what kind of lawyer you need. There isn’t only one type of litigation. Cases can be criminal or civil and it’s important to know the differences between these types so you know what to expect for your litigation process. If you’ve been a victim […]

To What Extent Am I Obligated To Avoid Causing a Car Wreck?

Published on Sep 25, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

When you’re driving, you owe other drivers on the road a duty of care. This means you’ll obey traffic laws, such as adhering to the speed limit, driving cautiously, and always signaling before you turn or switch lanes. But there may be cases where other cars don’t offer you a duty of care. In these […]

When Will the Other Party’s Insurer Pay for Medical Bills After a Crash?

Published on Sep 6, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. If you were injured in a car accident, you should know that most automobile insurance companies will not pay your medical bills while you treat.  In other words, if you are currently treating […]

What Should I Do at the Scene of a Bus Accident?

Published on Jul 24, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

30 years ago, in Carroll County, Kentucky, 27 of 67 bus passengers, most of them being children and teenagers, perished in one of the country’s deadliest bus accidents when a drunk driver collided with a church activity bus. Because of this accident, Kentucky imposed several laws in an attempt to avoid future disasters; however, accidents […]

What Is a Medical Lien?

Published on Jul 19, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

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 […]

Why Are Undercarriage Truck Accidents So Deadly?

Published on Jun 28, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. It’s not often that you see something bigger on the road than a tractor-trailer. Accidents involving these lumbering vehicles, especially undercarriage accidents, result in thousands of wrongful deaths each year. There are many […]

What is Medpay (Medical Payments Coverage)?

Published on Jun 21, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Medical payments coverage or “medpay” is an optional coverage under your own personal automobile insurance. If you have medpay, then it will provide coverage for you and for any individuals injured in your […]

Ask an Attorney: Is It Possible to Sue a City/County?

Published on Jun 20, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

Many people have a general idea of what to do when they’ve been injured in an accident or due to negligence—file a claim against the responsible party. For example, in a car accident the person would file a claim against the driver because they were going over the speed limit. But there may be some […]

Ask an Attorney: Do I Need a Third-Party Witness?

Published on Jun 13, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

With any personal injury case, it’s the job of you and your attorney to prove to the judge and jury that the accident caused your injuries. A third-party witness may help you prove your case. Knowing whether or not you need a third-party witness can be confusing and frustrating. Our experienced personal injury lawyers are […]

Bicycle Right-of-Way Laws in Kentucky

Published on Jun 5, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

People ride bikes all the time, but they may not know where they can ride. Cyclists often share the road with motorists, but not knowing if they have to follow the same rules as the motorists can lead to devastating accidents that result in injuries. Bicycle accident injuries tend to be severe because cyclists have […]

Boone County, Missouri Courthouse Rules and Procedures

Published on May 24, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

The Boone County Courthouse is located at 705 E. Walnut Street in downtown Columbia, Missouri. If you need to appear in court for whatever reason or are a client of our firm and need to make an appearance, we have compiled this blog to answer common questions we often receive at our firm. The Law […]

Fatal Bus Accident Kills Pedestrian During Kentucky Derby Weekend

Published on May 4, 2018 by Thomas Law Offices.

Despite the City of Louisville taking efforts to make the journey into the Churchill Downs track on Derby Weekend safer, Miller Transportation was involved in a fatal bus wreck collision on the morning of the Kentucky Oaks Race, May 4th, 2018. Unfortunately, this is not the first time that Miller Transportation has been involved in […]

Free Case Evaluation

At Thomas Law Offices, our personal injury attorneys recognize that our potential clients are likely going through some of the most difficult times of their lives. We don't want you to have to worry about paying out of pocket for legal advice when you're just starting to learn your legal rights and options. That's why we provide free case evaluations. We'll offer our expert advice about your potential case and walk you through how we can help you.

Call us or fill out the form below to tell us about your potential case and a personal injury lawyer will get back to you as quickly as possible.

Meet Our Founder

Tad Thomas - Trial Lawyer

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.

Legal & Firm News

Illinois Motorcycle Accident Statistics

  Many individuals would never consider getting on a motorcycle to ride up and down Chicago area roadways, interstates included, because of the inherent dangers it poses. However, according to the Illinois Secretary of State, there are at least 315,000 licensed motorcycles that have the potential to ride up and down Illinois roads daily. Given […]

Read More

Most Common Car Accident Injuries in Chicago

When listing the most common car accident injuries in Chicago, it’s good to keep in mind that no two collisions are the same. Vehicle wrecks result in a wide range of injuries. While some are minor, having little impact on the victim’s day-to-day, others are catastrophic, impacting every aspect of the survivor’s life. What are […]

Read More

If Someone Gets Hurt While Working on Your Property Are You Liable?

Every property owner in the state of Illinois has a duty of care to maintain safe premises that are free from hazardous and dangerous conditions. But what happens when someone is hurt? As a property owner, if someone gets hurt while working on your property, are you liable? And what legal rights do injured victims […]

Read More
Tad Thomas on The National Crime Victim Bar Association
National Civil Justice Institute - Trustee
Tad Thomas on Lawyer Minds
Tad Thomas on American Association for Justice
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Ohio Association for Justice
Kentucky Justice Association
Fellows of the Litigation Counsel of America
Martindale Hubbell Preeminent
2021 Public Justice Member
AAJ Masters of Trial Law: Champion