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Where Do Car Accidents Happen Most Often in Chicago?

Published on Apr 16, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

As someone who lives in or has traveled through Chicago, you likely don’t need any reminding of how congested our city’s roadways are. This heavy traffic often leads to collisions, which cause motorists to suffer serious injuries and lose their lives. While you’re likely aware of where some of our city’s crash-prone roadways are if […]

Learn How to Protect Your Loved Ones with My Nursing Home Abuse Guide

Published on Apr 10, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

Thomas Law Offices has over a decade of experience helping families seek justice on behalf of loved ones who have been abused, neglected, or otherwise harmed in nursing homes and long-term care facilities around the nation. Tad Thomas himself has spoken multiple times on live TV about the work our firm does and the changes […]

One Year Since Old National Bank Shooting, Co-Counsel Representing Survivors, Families Release Statement

Published on Apr 10, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

LOUISVILLE, KY – Today, Thomas Law Offices, Everytown Law, and Romanucci & Blandin, who together represent survivors as well as families who lost loved ones in the mass shooting at Old National Bank in Louisville on April 10, 2023, released the following statement: “April 10th marks one year since the tragic mass shooting at the […]

Can You Change Lanes in an Intersection in Chicago?

Published on Apr 9, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

All drivers should be aware of general safe driving rules, including how to merge or change lanes safely, whether on city streets or major highways. Chicago intersections are often quite busy, with vehicles crossing or making turns, plus the added dangers of pedestrians in crosswalks, so you may think that changing lanes in an intersection […]

What Are Two Possible Consequences of Poor Security?

Published on Apr 2, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

When you shop at the grocery store or go out with your friends to a concert venue, you expect the property to be safe. You expect to be able to do your shopping or enjoy your event without incident or injury. But what happens if there’s a loose tile in the grocery store and a […]

Iowa Nursing Home Staff Abused and Laughed at Patients According to Records

Published on Mar 12, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

A whistleblower retaliation lawsuit filed on Feb. 15, 2024, reveals how there was pervasive mistreatment of nursing home residents at a DesMoines, Iowa nursing home beginning as early as March 2022.   A later Iowa Department of Inspection and Appeals (DIA) investigation, launched after her dismissal, confirmed the majority of those reports (and others) alleging staff […]

Tad Thomas Named Lawdragon 500 Leading Consumer Plaintiff Lawyer for 2024

Published on Mar 11, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

Thomas Law Offices is proud to announce that founder, Tad Thomas, has been recognized by Lawdragon on the 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers list. Tad has been a trial lawyer for over 20 years. He founded Thomas Law Offices in Louisville, Kentucky, and over the years, his reputation and practice have grown, expanding […]

Investigators Identify the Suspected Source of Lead Poisoning of Applesauce Pouches

Published on Mar 5, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

What started as just over 20 toddlers sick from suspected lead poisoning of applesauce packets has grown into a much bigger issue. Months later, after the initial report was issued by federal officials, hundreds of kids have been affected, and an international investigation into why it occurred has been launched. Also, investigators have found that […]

What Happens if a Dog Bites Someone on Your Property?

Published on Feb 27, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

In this article, we’ll look at what happens if a dog bites someone on your property in Missouri. Key Takeaways: Missouri law makes dog owners responsible for the damages caused if their dog bites someone. There are a few situations in which an owner may not be liable—most notably if the victim was trespassing or […]

Illinois Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Published on Feb 20, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

  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 […]

Most Common Car Accident Injuries in Chicago

Published on Feb 13, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

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 […]

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

Published on Feb 6, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

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 […]

Nursing Home Employee Arrested After Woman Freezes to Death

Published on Jan 30, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

A 58-year-old East Lansing, Michigan, assisted living facility employee is facing vulnerable adult abuse charges, a second-degree felony that carries with it a potential 4-year prison sentence after an 82-year-old resident died under their care last year. The defendant, who, according to her attorney, has worked at this facility for years and has at least […]

Chicago Nursing Home Resident Charged With Beating Fellow Resident to Death

Published on Jan 30, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

A 71-year-old male nursing home resident was arrested on Nov. 17 and charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery of a person 60 years of age or older after beating a fellow resident to death on Nov. 17. The reported incident occurred on the sixth floor at the Salem Village Nursing and Rehabilitation facility, located […]

How To Find Out If Someone Has Car Insurance

Published on Jan 23, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

If you were involved in a traffic accident in Chicago, you’ll need to know how to find out if someone has car insurance. Illinois drivers are legally required to carry liability auto insurance that meets the minimum state requirements. This is to make sure injured drivers have a means of recovering their losses from the […]

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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.

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Second Lawsuit Filed by Thomas Law Offices Against Louisville Apartment Complex for Negligence in Assault Case

Last week, attorney David Barber of Thomas Law Offices filed a second lawsuit against River Breeze Apartments, alleging negligence and failure to ensure tenant safety after residents were attacked and sexually assaulted in Louisville. According to the complaint, the survivor was “brutally attacked, beaten, kidnapped, robbed, and sexually assaulted at gunpoint by a man matching […]

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How Much Does Car Insurance Go Up After an Accident?

Maintaining an automobile insurance policy offers many benefits for car owners. In Illinois, it is also the law. A recent report on ABC 7 Chicago Eyewitness News found that insurance costs spiked in the last year from $1,806 to $2,310. In addition to those regular increases, your car insurance can also go up after an […]

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Do Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way?

There are over 2,716,450 people who call the Windy City home, according to the City of Chicago. This is a city that teems with traffic and pedestrians who share miles of streets and roads. The hope is that everyone gets to where they’re going safely. To make that happen, everyone needs to be aware and […]

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Tad Thomas on The National Crime Victim Bar Association
National Civil Justice Institute - Trustee
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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
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