Ask a Lawyer: What’s the Difference Between Negligence and Malpractice?
If you or a loved one was hurt because of a healthcare provider, you may have grounds for a lawsuit. It’s a scary situation when you put your trust in a doctor’s or surgeon’s hands and you get wrongfully hurt because they made a mistake. Often, these mistakes cause serious injuries that can have a […]
The Recent History of Neglect/Abuse at Columbia’s Parkside Manor
Having a discussion with a loved one about moving into a nursing home or an assisted living facility can be difficult. Some people are more than willing to see the move as a new adventure, where they will encounter new friends and start a new phase of their life. Some, though, tie living independently to […]
Current USI Title IX Campus Policies Are “Purely Administrative”
The University of Southern Indiana established a campus court system in light of the Title IX federal civil rights law, but the goal isn’t to punish criminal law violations. Instead, it’s an administrative process that deals with alleged violations of USI’s Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct Policy. The harshest punishments are expulsion or termination, according […]
Complications that Arise from Soft Tissue Injuries: Part 1 – Strains
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Soft-tissue injuries are injuries that occur to muscles, tendons, tissues, and ligaments, as compared to injuries like fractures and breaks, which involve breaking or fracturing a bone. According to the American Academy of […]
Why Does Sexual Violence Often Go Unreported?
Sexual assaults are a horrific crime that a large amount of people have unfortunately experienced. About 23 million women and 1.7 million men have suffered from rape or attempted rape during their lifetime. This is an unacceptable and terrible thing. While we cannot undo what was done, the lawyers at Thomas Law Offices can offer […]
What to Expect Physically After a Car Wreck
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. No one wants to think about what would happen in the event of an automobile accident, however, thousands of individuals are tasked with dealing with the consequences of being in an accident every […]
How Do Self-Driving Cars Perform in Ice and Snow?
As autonomous vehicles and their continued development continue to make headlines, we need to question how they will perform in poor weather conditions, like ice and snow. As the driver of a vehicle, you know it can be challenging and even dangerous to drive in inclement weather. While some drivers are reckless in poor weather, […]
What’s a Reasonable Settlement for My Case?
One of the most common questions any personal injury attorney receives from a client is whether the insurance company is offering a reasonable settlement for the case. Since every case is different, there’s unfortunately no “one size fits all” calculation to determine whether your settlement offer is reasonable or not. However, there are some common […]
Seven Charged in Neglect of Two Ohio Nursing Home Residents
Six employees and a contract worker at Whetstone Gardens and Care Center in Columbus have been indicted on a number of charges involving two neglected nursing home residents. Two employees and the contract worker have been indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter in relation to two patients in 2017. The other four employees were indicted […]
Kentucky Nursing Home Lobbyists Write Two Restricting Bills
Lobbyists from Kentucky’s nursing home industry have helped compose two bills with the goal of placing restrictions on inspections of nursing homes and on personal injury and wrongful death suits filed against facility owners. The first bill, House Bill 210, would require Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services inspectors to let nursing home management […]
Do I Have Legal Recourse After Driving on a Poorly-Maintained Road?
Any time you’re behind the wheel, it’s likely you’re on the lookout for negligent drivers who may be distracted, using their cell phones, or disobeying traffic laws. While it’s crucial to be aware of those individuals to reduce your risk of an accident, sometimes the road conditions can put you in a dangerous situation that’s […]
How Does Petitioning the Court for Your Driver’s License Work?
If you’ve received notice a of driver’s license suspension, you’re not alone. Many people lose their driving privileges for both minor and major offenses. At Thomas Law Offices, we understand people make mistakes, which is why we’re dedicated to working with clients who are looking to have their driving privileges restored. If your driver’s license […]
What Rights Do Ohio’s Nursing Home Residents Have?
Nursing home residents in Ohio have rights that protect their welfare. Unfortunately, sometimes their residencies don’t adhere to these rights, even though facilities are legally required to adhere to these rights at all times. If you’re in situation where you feel your loved one’s rights are being violated, you may have legal options. First, let’s […]
5 Steps for Protecting Your Rights After a Hit-and-Run Accident
In the event of a crash, drivers have a responsibility to stop their vehicles, contact the necessary emergency services, and trade contact and insurance information for claim purposes. When a driver leaves the scene of an accident, they are committing a crime. We call these types of accidents “hit-and-run” crashes. According to the AAA Foundation […]
Ohio’s Most Dangerous Roads and Highways
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 […]