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Warning Letters Sent to Five Supplement Makers Regarding the Synthetic Drug Picamilon

Published on Jan 4, 2016 in Supplements.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent letters to five nutritional supplement manufacturers warning them to remove products labeled with the synthetic ingredient picamilon.  Letters were sent to DBM Nutrition, ICF International LLC, Top Secret Nutrition LLC, Applied Nutriceuticals Inc., and SDC Nutrition Inc., giving each company fifteen business days to respond to requests […]

Thomas Law Offices works with Kentucky Attorney General to resolve $15.5 million Risperdal case

Published on Dec 30, 2015 in Dangerous Drugs.

The end of 2015 brought with it the successful end to Risperdal litigation filed by Thomas Law Offices, the Office of the Kentucky Attorney General and the Houston Law Firm of Bailey Peavy Bailey Cowan and Heckman.  The lawsuit, which alleged the drug company violated the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, sought penalties against the company […]

Overworked Nursing Home Staff Is Often a Sign of Potential Neglect and Abuse

Published on Dec 16, 2015 in Nursing Home Abuse.

Nursing home facilities are often understaffed, undertrained, and overwhelmed.  Employees are overworked and unhappy, two qualities that effect judgment and ultimately lead to poor resident care.  The term “nursing home facility” is misleading, as many facilities do not have a registered nurse present all hours of the day.  The majority of the care received is […]

Tad’s Favorites, Louisville’s Finest

Published on Nov 14, 2015 in Fun Stuff.

So, this weekend I decided to do something a little different for my blog.  Let’s lighten things up a little bit. Living and working in Louisville is often a balancing act of finding time to appreciate the finer points in life while keeping a busy schedule that revolves around rush hour traffic, business deadlines, and […]

Billions of Dollars Paid to Settle Cases Involving Use of the Drug Risperdal

Published on Oct 14, 2015 in Dangerous Drugs.

Johnson & Johnson recently paid $2.2 billion to settle a decade-long investigation into the company’s illegal promotion of the drug Risperdal.  The settlement was split between the federal government and multiple states and was the largest of its kind in U.S. history.  The company also failed to disclose certain possible health risks from taking the […]

General Motors to Pay $900 Million Settlement for Faulty Ignition Switch Charges

Published on Sep 26, 2015 in Auto Product Liability.

General Motors has reached a 900-million-dollar settlement with the U.S. Justice Department settling charges that the company failed to obey federal laws requiring prompt disclosure of safety problems.  The company manufactured faulty ignition switches that were linked to more than 120 deaths, numerous injuries, and massive recalls of affected vehicles.  The ignition switch defect caused […]

American Senior Communities LLC Fires CEO After FBI Search

Published on Sep 21, 2015 in Nursing Home Abuse.

According to Louisville’s Business First, American Senior Communities, a nursing home operator with more than 100 facilities, fired its CEO three days after the FBI raided his home and the corporation’s offices.  In contradicting statements the company now says the investigation has nothing to do with its facilities, but said in a statement on the […]

Injuries Caused by Laundry Detergent Pods on the Rise

Published on Sep 14, 2015 in Child Injury, Product Liability.

Single-use liquid laundry detergent packets, commonly referred to as “pods”, were introduced to the U.S. market in 2010. They’re convenient to use since each pod contains enough highly-concentrated detergent to wash an average load of laundry. Nothing needs to be measured out, and the surrounding material dissolves in water. Despite the convenience of these pods, […]

Is Bayer’s Essure device safe?

Published on Sep 2, 2015 in Product Liability.

The Essure device is a small coil made of metal that is designed for insertion into the fallopian tubes of women. It is a sterilization procedure whereby the device will irritate the fallopian tubes upon insertion and that will cause a scar tissue formation whereby the fallopian tubes will be blocked and prevent fertilization. Essure […]

Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits Consolidated and Transferred

Published on Aug 29, 2015 in Multi-district Litigation, Product Liability.

On August 17th almost two dozen Bard IVC filter cases were consolidated and transferred to the District of Arizona by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML). It was determined that centralization of the cases will avoid duplicative discovery and help the cases reach a quicker resolution. Most of the lawsuits share common allegations […]

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Tad Thomas

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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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How To File a Life Care Centers of America Lawsuit

Finding the right nursing home, rehabilitation center, or assisted living facility for your loved one can involve weeks or months of research and visits. When you think you’ve found the right one, it can feel like a weight lifting off your shoulders. Not every nursing home is what it appears to be at first, though. […]

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Nearly 2,000 Children Sexually Abused by Catholic Clergy in Illinois

Illinois Attorney General (AG) Kwame Raoul announced on May 23, 2023, that his office had completed an investigation that has identified at least 1,997 children abused by an estimated 451 male Catholic clergy during a 90-year period across six dioceses in our state. The multi-year investigation first got underway while the current Illinois AG’s predecessor […]

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How Soon Should a Tetanus Shot Be Given After an Injury?

From motor vehicle accidents to slips and falls and other dangerous property scenarios, and defective product situations, these are only a few examples of personal injury incidents that can seriously hurt someone. While it may be intuitive to seek medical attention if you suspect you’ve suffered harm after one of these accidents, would you also […]

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