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How To File a Car Accident Claim With Farmers Insurance

Published on Jan 18, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

Of all the different auto insurance companies motorists have coverage with, Farmers Insurance is up there on the list as one of the more popular insurers Chicago area residents select. Why do motorists purchase this coverage? For one, having insurance is mandatory per Illinois law. Second, they do so because it helps them cover their […]

What’s the Difference Between Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault?

Published on Jan 9, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

Sexual violence is a silent epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “one in 4 women and about 1 in 26 men have experienced completed or attempted rape.” While exact figures vary due to gaps in reporting and different approaches to data collection, one thing is clear—survivors of sexual violence deserve […]

What Is a Subrogation Claim?

Published on Jan 9, 2024 by Thomas Law Offices.

Some individuals who never use their health insurance or have auto accidents, for example, may think that having such coverage is a waste. Others who incur big medical bills or have costly crashes may view insurance companies as altruistic or generous, considering how small of a monthly premium they pay compared to the costs of […]

Is the Stomach Paralysis Ozempic and Mounjaro Are Causing Permanent?

Published on Dec 18, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

If you take the diabetes or weight loss drugs Mounjaro or Ozempic, then you might be aware of recent news stories in which thousands of patients prescribed the injectables are suing the medications’ manufacturers. They allege the pharmaceutical companies that produce these drugs failed to warn them about the potential for causing or worsening stomach […]

Lyft and Uber Vehicle and Driver Requirements

Published on Dec 8, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Unsurprisingly to those of us who live here, the Windy City ranks among the cities with the most rideshare activity in the United States. For several years, the City of Chicago municipal government has been gathering data on every single ride app trip that occurs within city limits. This is done as part of an […]

Popcorn Lung: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments

Published on Dec 8, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

When many individuals think of adverse events that can befall workers on the job, they envision physical injuries such as broken bones that stem from slips and falls, for example. There is other harm a worker can suffer in their workplace, though, and that’s an occupational disease. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety […]

What Injuries Commonly Cause Death in Car Accidents?

Published on Nov 28, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Car accidents have the potential to cause serious, lasting injuries to drivers and passengers alike. Unfortunately, we know that not every accident victim will survive a crash. Many serious injuries commonly cause death in car accidents, leaving surviving family members to deal with the emotional and financial losses. Whether driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway […]

What To Do if You Have Back Pain After a Car Accident

Published on Nov 3, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Even a seemingly minor car accident has the potential to cause severe, catastrophic, and life-altering injuries. Knowing what steps to take in the immediate aftermath of a collision can be difficult, though, especially if you’re in pain and feeling scared. At Thomas Law Offices, it is our goal to arm our clients with the knowledge […]

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 […]

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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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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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