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The Old National Bank Shooting Victims Plan to Sue Radical Firearms for Damages

Published on Oct 30, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Individuals who were visiting or working in Louisville on the morning of April 10th knew little about why the police and paramedics were speeding down E. Main Street in the direction of Old National Bank in the downtown area. However, it wasn’t long thereafter that the reason for those first responders’ sense of urgency to […]

What To Do if You’ve Been Hit by a Car as a Pedestrian

Published on Oct 27, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Whether you walk out of necessity, for your health, or for the simple enjoyment of doing so, you should be able to travel around Louisville without fear or concern for your safety. Unfortunately, the reality of life as a pedestrian is dangerous. From inattentive drivers to poor infrastructure, those traveling by foot are often the […]

Sioux City Nursing Home Ex-Nurse Tied to Deaths Was Instructed To Falsify Records

Published on Oct 6, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

According to a Sept. 27 news report from the Des Moines Register, a nurse who resigned from an Iowa nursing home testified during her hearing for her claim of unemployment benefits that she was instructed to falsify medical records and allow unqualified assistants to administer medications to residents. Teressa A. Hansen resigned in late June […]

How Safe Are Meta and Facebook for Minors?

Published on Oct 6, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

If you’re a parent or guardian, especially of teenagers and children, one of the most important things you can do is keep your kid safe online. These days, nearly everyone is on some kind of social media platform, with two of the most popular being Facebook and Instagram, both of which are under the parent […]

What Is Article 16 in a Personal Injury Action?

Published on Sep 18, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

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 […]

What Is Considered a Reasonable Person When It Comes to Negligence?

Published on Sep 10, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

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 […]

What Is the Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?

Published on Aug 28, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

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 […]

Downtown Louisville Mass Shooting Leaves 4 Injured, 2 Dead

Published on Aug 28, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Louisville is mourning the loss of two lives following a devastating mass shooting. One person passed away at the scene of the accident while another was pronounced dead at the hospital. Four others are being treated for gun-related injuries. The shooting took place at approximately 3 a.m. on Sunday Aug. 27, 2023 at the Southern […]

One Quarter of Missouri’s Nursing Homes Haven’t Had a Health Inspection in Two or More Years

Published on Aug 20, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Federal law requires all 50 states to perform unannounced inspections of long-term care facilities at least once every 15 months. These inspections are supposed to be comprehensive, examining each facility for its compliance with health and safety rules set by the federal government. Despite this, one quarter of Missouri’s nursing homes haven’t had a health […]

What Happens if a Bus Hits Your Car?

Published on Aug 11, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Each year, countless individuals take buses for a wide variety of reasons, including as a mode of transportation to get to work or running everyday errands in lieu of a car, en route to school, or when traveling on a trip of some distance. Thus, encountering a bus isn’t likely all that uncommon if you […]

Why Are Lawsuits Being Filed Against Life Care Centers of America?

Published on Jul 28, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

The Life Care Centers of America nursing home chain has faced numerous controversies in recent years—from Medicare fraud to COVID-19 outbreaks to employee discrimination to allegations of resident neglect and abuse. Below, we’ll explore the question: Why are lawsuits being filed against Life Care Centers of America? Key Points: Life Care Centers of America is […]

Residents Living in Horrible Conditions After Operators Stole $83M From Four New York Nursing Homes

Published on Jul 14, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Warning: The following article includes descriptions of extreme elder mistreatment. Please reach out for help if you or someone you know has experienced abuse. A new lawsuit is being filed by New York Attorney General Letitia James against Kenneth Rozenberg and Daryl Hagler, co-owners of Centers Health Care (CHC), a skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and senior […]

Iowa Regulators Prompted To Increase Fines Against Davenport Nursing Home

Published on Jul 14, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

A 75-bed Scott County Iowa nursing home, The Ivy at Davenport, is on the verge of being shut down for putting its residents at risk of suffering harm. The Davenport nursing home was reportedly already facing stiff fines following an earlier inspection in April by state officials. However, a federal investigation identified many unaddressed issues […]

What Is an Example of a Minor Accident?

Published on Jul 7, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Becoming involved in a motor vehicle crash in Chicago is never ideal. Matters are made far worse when a motorist, cyclist, or pedestrian gets hurt in the collision, though. While many people assume that a car accident is relatively minor if it only results in dents or dings or other cosmetic damage, that’s not always […]

Nursing Home Industry Leaders Unhappy With Proposed Minimum Staffing Rules

Published on Jun 30, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

The decision to place a loved one in the care of a nursing home is never easy. But depending on a loved one’s medical needs and level of independence, making the move to an assisted living facility is sometimes the smartest and safest decision. Nursing homes can only provide high-quality care when they are fully […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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