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$5M Awarded After Nursing Home Death in Paducah

Published on Jan 23, 2020 in Nursing Home Abuse.

On January 10, 2020, $5,000,000 in pain and suffering and punitive damages was awarded for the death of Regina Tallent in a Paducah, Kentucky nursing home. The allegedly negligent nursing home failed to monitor and institute an appropriate diet for Tallent, whose death was a result of choking. Tad Thomas, of Thomas Law Offices, represented […]

Study Finds Quality of Care Didn’t Improve After Hospital Merges

Published on Jan 16, 2020 in Medical Malpractice.

In recent years, there has been a significant rise in hospital merger-and-acquisition activity. While hospitals claim the mergers benefit patients, recent evidence suggests otherwise. A January 2020 study from Harvard University researchers, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, looked for evidence of quality gains at 250 hospitals across the country acquired in deals […]

New Law Changes Coming to Missouri in 2020

Published on Jan 13, 2020 in News.

The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. As 2020 begins, Missouri lawmakers are geared up for a busy year, and residents should be aware of the law changes that could impact their everyday lives. While new laws will be decided […]

University of Evansville Under Investigation for Possible Title IX Violations

Published on Jan 9, 2020 in Title IX.

Aces Coach Walter McCarty is on administrative leave from the University of Evansville while he is investigated for possible Title IX violations, and UE President Christopher Pietruszkiewicz claims McCarty has been counseled about his behavior. The investigation is being conducted by a national law firm after a “troubling report,” and will provide a decision on […]

2020 Ohio Law Changes

Published on Jan 6, 2020 in Law and Information.

At Thomas Law Offices, we take time to learn about all the new laws being established in the states where we represent personal injury clients. In Ohio, a number of new law changes are happening in 2020. To understand the potential implications of the new laws, we’ll take a look at what’s changing January 1, […]

How Will Illinois Workers Be Better Protected in 2020?

Published on Jan 2, 2020 in Law and Information.

As the new year approaches, so do new laws. There are a number of law changes happening for Illinois residents in 2020. As an employee of any size company, it’s important to understand your legal rights and options under employment law. We’ll be looking at the implementation of the Workplace Transparency Act, Hotel and Casino […]

2020 Law Changes Coming to Kentucky

Published on Dec 20, 2019 in Law and Information.

As we head into a new decade, law changes are coming to Kentucky. As a resident of the state, it’s important to stay up-to-date on what laws are being added or changed, so you know what your legal rights and responsibilities are. We understand how confusing legal documents can be, and lawmakers don’t always inform […]

How Common Are Amusement Park Injuries?

Published on Dec 16, 2019 in Premises Liability.

Amusement parks offer days full of entertainment for families and anyone else who enjoys embracing their inner child. Even though you’re focused on having a good time, injuries can happen quickly. Inspections are in place to keep people safe, but that doesn’t always go as planned.

In Two Years, Uber Received Nearly 6,000 Sexual Assault Claims

Published on Dec 13, 2019 in Sexual Crimes.

Kidnapping and assaults occurring during Uber trips have become common news stories lately. Based on previous stories, we could only assume the kinds of complaints that Uber was getting, but now, Uber has revealed the severity and volume of its complaints over the past two years. Uber received 5,981 claims of sexual assault in the […]

Can I Be Compensated for Chronic Pain After a Car Accident?

Published on Dec 5, 2019 in Auto Accident.

A car accident usually leaves you with injuries, some minor and others serious. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported nearly 2 million injuries from car accidents in 2017. About 80,000 of those injuries occurred in Illinois. Some of those accidents result in injuries that cause chronic pain that lasts for a […]

Can Bulging Disks Occur After a Car Accident?

Published on Dec 2, 2019 in Car Accidents.

After a car accident or any other type of personal injury you may notice pain in your neck or back. Wisely, you decide to go see a doctor and he tries to resolve your pain conservatively (without surgery) by recommending anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, and home stretching programs. However, your pain doesn’t go away and eventually […]

Ask a Lawyer: What Does the Term “Injury Discovery” Mean?

Published on Nov 27, 2019 in Personal Injury.

Injuries can occur from all kinds of situations. A personal injury case stems from a serious injury caused by another person. Whether you’ve been in a serious car accident, experienced medical malpractice, or used a product that later turned out to be harmful, you could get injured from the negligence of another person. But you […]

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 […]

The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Fun in Chicago – 2019 Edition

Published on Nov 20, 2019 in Fun Stuff.

Winter in Chicago may be cold, but with all there is to do in the city, it’s time to bundle up! Chicago loves to celebrate, so November, December, and January are filled with traditions, festivals, and shows. There’s always something to do with family and friends. To take advantage of everything, we’ve created a holiday […]

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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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How To File a Life Care Centers of America Lawsuit

Finding the right nursing home, rehabilitation center, or assisted living facility for your loved one can involve weeks or months of research and visits. When you think you’ve found the right one, it can feel like a weight lifting off your shoulders. Not every nursing home is what it appears to be at first, though. […]

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Nearly 2,000 Children Sexually Abused by Catholic Clergy in Illinois

Illinois Attorney General (AG) Kwame Raoul announced on May 23, 2023, that his office had completed an investigation that has identified at least 1,997 children abused by an estimated 451 male Catholic clergy during a 90-year period across six dioceses in our state. The multi-year investigation first got underway while the current Illinois AG’s predecessor […]

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How Soon Should a Tetanus Shot Be Given After an Injury?

From motor vehicle accidents to slips and falls and other dangerous property scenarios, and defective product situations, these are only a few examples of personal injury incidents that can seriously hurt someone. While it may be intuitive to seek medical attention if you suspect you’ve suffered harm after one of these accidents, would you also […]

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