Louisville-Area Daycare Closed Over Claims of Abuse
Last week, a local Louisville-area daycare was closed indefinitely as the center faces allegations of multiple counts of first-degree child abuse and abuse cover-up. Vanguard Academy, its owner, and a handful of employees are currently facing civil lawsuits for their alleged involvement in the abuse that is believed to have occurred at the hands of […]
The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Fun in Louisville – 2022 Edition
With temperatures falling and crisp air blowing in, it can only mean one thing—the holiday season is well on its way. With so much to do, see, and eat here in beautiful Louisville, Thomas Law Offices wants to make sure you don’t miss some of the best holiday festivities our city has to offer. We […]
Rampant Sexual Misconduct and Abuse Reported in Multiple National Women’s Soccer League Teams
Released in October 2022, the results of an independent investigation led by former United States Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates exposed a disturbing pattern of verbal abuse, sexual misconduct, and inappropriate relationships between coaches and players in the National Women’s Soccer League. The investigation, which was conducted over the course of a year, found […]
Louisville Police Officer Arrested and Accused of Sending ‘Revenge Porn’ to 19 People
A Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) officer is facing distribution of sexually explicit materials charges after allegedly sending explicit pictures of one female to at least 19 others. The police officer is currently out of jail on a $10,000 surety bond in the “revenge porn” case. The LMPD officer was already out on administrative leave […]
The Costs of Treating a Traumatic Brain Injury
If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), you may wonder about the treatment costs. The good news is that many resources are available to help pay for TBI-related costs. However, the amount of help you receive will depend on the severity of your injury and where you live. This […]
EPA Moves to Ban Hartz Flea and Tick Collars Linked to Neurological Damage in Children
Fleas are the most common type of external parasite that affects cats. According to the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, the average cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) can significantly harm our four-legged friends, causing irritation, anemia, and even Lyme disease. Responsible pet owners know how important it is to protect dogs and cats from contracting […]
Understand Your Patient Confidentiality Rights
From both a legal and an ethical perspective, patients have the right to confidentiality. What this means, exactly, we will explain in the following guide to help you understand your patient confidentiality rights.
Lawsuit Over Patient Infection Death in Ohio Hospital Ordered To Move Forward
A three-judge Ohio appeals court panel issued an opinion in a wrongful death case on Sept. 21 that a lower court had previously thrown out. The judges’ opinion this week will now allow the decedent’s estate, represented by Thomas Law Offices Cincinnati personal injury attorney Louis C. Schneider, to once again pursue damages against defendants […]
When’s the Best Time To Drive Through Chicago?
Approximately 2.7 million people call Chicago home, so it probably comes as no surprise that the Windy City is just as well known for its traffic as it is for its striking architecture and soaring skyscrapers. If you are new to the area, will be traveling through, or recently bought a car, you might be […]
Types of Medical Malpractice
Like most major cities, Chicago and its suburbs, such as Mokena, Skokie, Orland Park, Naperville, Arlington Heights, Calumet City, and others, are home to many doctor’s offices, urgent care facilities, and hospitals. While many medical providers at these facilities successfully treat patients’ presenting concerns, poor outcomes occur.
Illinois Nursing Home Regulations
Illinois nursing home regulations exist to keep older and vulnerable adults residing in nursing homes safe, healthy, and protected from harm. Our state government has established a comprehensive system of laws to protect care facility residents, recognizing that nursing home abuse and neglect is a very real and serious problem. Thomas Law Offices in Chicago, […]
Tad Thomas Interviewed About Sexual Assault Cases on WAVE Listens Live!
This week, Tad Thomas of Thomas Law Offices was invited back to join John Ramsey on WAVE 3 News during his Listens Live! segment which airs weekdays in Louisville. In August, Tad was interviewed on the segment about senior care facilities and how family members of residents in facilities can help protect their loved ones. […]
What Should You Do if a Tow Truck Damages Your Car?
Tow trucks provide a valuable service to disabled vehicles. When you’re stranded on the side of the road, an approaching tow truck is a welcome sight. Few people stop to think: What happens if a tow truck damages my vehicle?
Nursing Home Resident Fatally Poisoned After Being Given Dishwashing Soap To Drink
A California nursing home is under investigation after three of its residents were given liquid dishwashing soap to drink. The residents had been told that the liquid was juice. The dishwashing soap contained toxic chemicals known to be harmful to human health, and all three victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment. At […]
Ford Motor Co. Plans To Fight a $1.7 Billion Verdict After a Rollover Kills an Elderly Couple
On April 3, 2014, Voncile and Melvin Hill got in their 2002 Ford Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab pickup truck and headed out to pick up a tractor part they needed for their farm. Driving on Georgia Highway 49 in Sumter County, one of the truck’s tires blew out, causing it to roll over into […]