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Thomas Law Offices Offering Yearly $1,000 Scholarship

Published on Jul 11, 2016 in Press Release.

LOUISVILLE, KY, July 11, 2016— Thomas Law Offices, a personal injury law firm in Louisville, Kentucky, is now offering a once-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending or plan to attend their first year of college or graduate school in the upcoming semester. Students attending or planning to attend any college and graduate […]

Lindsay Cordes and Tad Thomas Recognized as Super Lawyers for 2017

Published on Jul 6, 2016 in Press Release.

Among the legal industry’s organizations that focus on high-degree peer recognition and professional achievement, one of the most well-known groups might be Super Lawyers, a rating service, magazine, and organization that recognizes the best U.S. attorneys every year. As part of the group’s strict selection process which consists of peer nominations and evaluations as well […]

Conventions, Committees, and Cases in Progress

Published on Jul 6, 2016 in Law and Information.

Work has kept us very busy here at Thomas Law Offices. A few or our attorneys are currently getting ready for the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Summer Convention being held July 22-26 in Los Angeles, California. For me, a typical convention day starts at 7 a.m. and goes until midnight, even 1 a.m. sometimes. By […]

Government Announces Settlement with Volkswagen Will Be the Largest in U.S. History

Published on Jun 30, 2016 in Auto Product Liability.

The U.S government announced a settlement with Volkswagen on Tuesday regarding the automakers massive emissions scandal first revealed in September 2015. The $14.7 billion settlement is the largest automotive industry settlement agreement ever made and will be used to compensate owners for the reduction in their car value and buyback or repair the faulty vehicles. […]

Understanding Comparative Fault

Published on Jun 30, 2016 in Auto Accident.

Car accident lawyers are often asked, “What does comparative fault mean?” To answer generally, comparative fault is partial legal defense that can limit the amount of recoverable damages a plaintiff can seek in a claim, based on the degree to which the plaintiff’s acted negligently, contributing to cause the injury.

Are Energy Drinks Really That Bad?

Published on Jun 23, 2016 in Product Liability.

According to a 2013 market research report, manufacturers of energy drinks are making more money than ever before. The market for energy drinks climbed 60% from the years of 2008 to 2013, resulting in a net worth of over $12.5 billion. The report predicted sales would surpass $21 billion by 2017, and unless something changes, […]

Federal Medical Malpractice Reform Bill Put to Rest for 2016

Published on Jun 9, 2016 in Medical Malpractice.

On March 17th, congressional GOP leaders attempted to pass a medical malpractice reform bill which has been a top priority of the Federal Physicians Association for quite some time. If allowed to pass, the bill would have placed a severe nationwide cap on any claimable economic damages and attorney fees involved in medical malpractice cases. […]

Medical Errors are the Third Leading Cause of Death in the United States

Published on Jun 7, 2016 in Medical Malpractice.

Researchers have found that “medical errors” are now the third leading cause of death in the United States, killing more people last year than respiratory disease, accidents, and diabetes and stroke and Alzheimer’s combined.  Mistakes made during “life-saving” surgeries, prescription medication errors, and communication breakdown among hospital and other health-care facility departments accounted for almost 251,000 deaths last year, nearly […]

How a Smartphone Can Save Your Life During a Car Accident

Published on May 3, 2016 in Auto Accident.

Whether you have an Android or iPhone, there’s no denying the fact that smartphones make our lives infinitely easier while on the go. Help is only a quick key press away during any emergency, and GPS tracking makes it possible for family members and emergency response vehicles to locate their loved ones during a crisis. […]

Top 10 Mistakes Made After a Car Accident

Published on Apr 26, 2016 in Auto Accident.

Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience that only becomes increasingly stressful if legal concerns are raised at any time. Whether you decide to file a lawsuit against the other driver or file a countersuit, there’s one undeniable fact—filing a lawsuit is complicated. Sometimes the smallest oversight or mistake can completely ruin […]

What Should I Do Right After a Car Accident?

Published on Apr 21, 2016 in Auto Accident.

The first few minutes after being involved in a car accident can feel like some of the most frightening and stressful moments in your life. You’ll likely have a billion thoughts cascading through your mind, but as with most of life’s emergencies, keeping a level head and sticking to a basic plan of action can […]

What Should I Ask My Doctor After a Car Accident?

Published on Apr 19, 2016 in Auto Accident.

After being involved in a car accident, it can seem like you never have enough time to stop and catch your breath let alone relax. One thing you need to prioritize, however, is your own health and well-being. Even if your injuries appear or feel minor, it’s important to see a doctor as soon as […]

5 Facts You May Not Know about IVC Filters

Published on Apr 14, 2016 in Dangerous Drugs.

An IVC filter is a small, cage-like device that gets surgically inserted around the inferior vena cava, a major vein which carries blood to the heart and lungs. The device is designed to permanently stop blood clots from traveling to the lungs and is usually only inserted after other anticoagulation treatment courses are unsuccessful. Despite […]

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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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Amtrak Train Derailment Causes Multiple Injuries and Casualties

An Amtrak train carrying 275 passengers derailed in Missouri on Monday, June 27, 2022. The passenger train was on a journey from Los Angeles to Chicago and was also carrying 12 crew members when it was hit by a dump truck at an uncontrolled crossing. Uncontrolled crossings do not have any warning lights or motion […]

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When Should I Use My Hazard Lights?

Warning other drivers of a potential emergency is not easy. Although you give your full attention to driving, that focus usually does not extend to inside of other people’s motor vehicles. You cannot ascertain whether there is an emergency by communicating either through facial expressions or words with another driver in a different vehicle.  Instead, […]

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What Are Telltale Signs of Malnutrition in Nursing Home Residents?

No one wants to send their elderly or incapacitated loved one away to live in a nursing home. Most family members would find a way to take care of their loved ones themselves at home if they thought they could give them the adequate care they needed. That’s not feasible for many families, though.   Why […]

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