How to Minimize the Risks of Being Hit by a Drunk Driver
It’s no secret that drunk drivers cause a large percentage of America’s car accidents. According to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9,967 people were killed in alcohol-related driving accidents in 2014. This accounts for nearly one-third of all traffic-related deaths for that year. Over 1.1 million drivers were arrested […]
Is a DWI a Felony or Misdemeanor in Missouri?
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Being convicted of a DWI (driving while intoxicated) or DUI (driving under the influence) charge in the state of Missouri is a criminal matter. These charges can be extremely serious and can potentially […]
New Year’s Eve Uber Campaign Was a Huge Success
Thanks to you, Louisville, almost 100 residents pledged to get home safe this New Year’s Eve. Thomas Law Offices ran a campaign this year to give away 25 free Uber passes to Louisville residents wishing to celebrate on New Year’s Eve while keeping our roads as safe as possible. These residents pledged to get home […]
Saying Goodbye to 2016 and Hello to New Opportunities
Wow, is 2016 over already? Talk about a busy year that moved quick! But, looking back on the past 12 months, we certainly seem to have done a year’s worth of work and then some. 2016 was a good year for us, and I hope the same was true for you. We helped many clients […]
The Difference Between a TBI and a Concussion
The brain is one of the most fragile areas of the body. Any injuries it sustains can lead to serious, lifelong complications. Extremely serious brain injuries, often referred to as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), are usually caused by trauma that results in unconsciousness. There’s another type of brain injury that’s slightly less severe and therefore […]
Are Amusement Park Rides Really Not Regulated?
When we go to an amusement park with our families, we trust that our children will be safe while enjoying the various rides and attractions on the premises. It’s easy to assume that most rides look safe and that the operators know what they’re doing. We’re also often told that amusement park rides are thoroughly […]
Giving Thanks to the Clients of Thomas Law Offices
It’s a good time of year to talk about the things all of us at Thomas Law Offices are thankful for. Thanksgiving is a truly American holiday, and everyone can celebrate it. Whether your family came over in the early days of the nation or were relatively recent immigrants, we can all take this time […]
How Do I Know if I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?
When we visit a doctor or spend time in an emergency room, clinic, or hospital, we trust that we’ll be properly taken care of and that the staff members know what they’re doing. Despite this expectation, doctors and medical professionals make mistakes every day. One may argue that all humans make mistakes occasionally—and this is […]
Cipro Might Be Linked to the Injuries of Gulf War Veterans
Cipro, generically known as ciprofloxacin, is a popular antibiotic belonging to the same classification (fluoroquinolone) as drugs like Avelox. It’s been on the market for almost 30 years and is commonly used to treat bacterial infections including respiratory tract infections, UTIs, skin infections, and more. It’s also commonly used to treat patients who have been […]
Defective Takata Airbag Named Responsible for Death
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration concluded on Thursday, October 20th that a recent car crash in Riverside County, California was fatal due to yet another defective airbag deployment. Takata airbags, the Japanese brand of airbag installed in nearly every major brand of vehicle on the road, has been named the cause of death in […]
Ask an Attorney: What Type of Lawyer Do I Need?
Hiring an attorney can be a daunting task. How do you choose one? How do you know what type of lawyer to hire? What’s it like to work with an attorney and how do you know what’s expected of you? These are all questions you’re likely to have while browsing the website of an attorney, […]
Nursing Home Residents Sign Tort Reform Documents
A news team in Little Rock, Arkansas, reported that local nursing home residents were being encouraged to sign tort reform documents limiting damages and attorney fees they could receive should they ever become involved in a medical malpractice suit against the facility. More than 20 different nursing home facilities investigated had staff members that had […]
Halloween Fun Facts and Homemade Crafts
It’s almost Halloween! We’ve decided to take a slight break from our normal posting routine and post a few Halloween-themed articles that focus on safe, family fun. Let’s start today by looking at the origins of the holiday and of trick-or-treating. Here are some facts you may not know about our favorite ghoul-filled holiday: The […]
The Dangers of Driving While Distracted
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Everywhere you turn, people are using their smart phones or electronic devices. Oftentimes, pedestrians on their cell phones are looking down and are not paying attention to the what’s in front of them. […]
Hyland’s Teething Tablets Linked to Ten Child Deaths
Ten deaths and 400 adverse events have been reported to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) involving children who have taken Hyland’s homeopathic teething tablets, a small, white, quick dissolving tablet that contains ingredients used to soothe the pain and soreness occurring when children are getting their baby teeth. Side effects including fever, lethargy, vomiting, […]