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Why Are Undercarriage Truck Accidents So Deadly?

Published on Jun 28, 2018 in Truck Accidents.

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 in Car Accidents.

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: Do I Need a Third-Party Witness?

Published on Jun 13, 2018 in Law and Information.

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 in Bicycle Accident.

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 in Case Info.

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 in Bus Accident.

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 […]

Football Isn’t the Only Sport Where Players Get Concussions

Published on Apr 3, 2018 in Brain Injury.

Many people associate football with concussions, and how couldn’t they? The entire game is focused on tackling players. While the N.F.L.’s research that downplays the occurrence of concussions has earned plenty of scrutiny, people are at least aware of the connection between this sport and head injuries. The impact from tackling in football can cause […]

What’s the Most Dangerous Interstate in Missouri?

Published on Mar 27, 2018 in Car Accidents.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. 2016 was the deadliest year on U.S. highways and roads since 2007. Almost 40,000 people lost their lives in car accidents in 2016. That raises an interesting question—Where do most fatalities occur? On […]

The Importance of Title IX After Larry Nassar’s Trials

Published on Feb 9, 2018 in Title IX.

One of our nation’s most horrific cases of sexual assault at a massive level came to light last November when 54-year-old Larry Nassar was convicted of 10 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and served with more than 150 lawsuits from women claiming he sexually assaulted them under the guise of “medical treatment”. Larry Nassar […]

How Hit-and-Run Investigations Work

Published on Feb 6, 2018 in Auto Accident.

When you’re in a car accident in Kentucky, both parties are supposed to stop and exchange information. Then you can proceed to inform your insurance companies and move on from there. But sometimes, one of the parties involved in a car wreck flees the scene. Leaving the scene of an accident automatically makes the accident […]

Missouri’s Crime Victim’s Compensation Program

Published on Jan 18, 2018 in Safety Advocacy.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. The Missouri Crime Victim’s Compensation Program is designed to financially assist victims who have sustained bodily or psychological injury in paying for reasonable medical expenses, counseling expenses, funeral expenses, and lost wages or […]

Early Warning Signs of Shock After a Major Accident

Published on Jan 17, 2018 in Auto Accident.

Immediately following the trauma of a major car accident, it’s possible for victims to go into a state of shock that may or may not be accompanied by symptoms of other injuries. Shock is a life-threatening physical condition that results when there is insufficient blood flow throughout the body. Shock can lead to more serious […]

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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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