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Louisville-Area Daycare Closed Over Claims of Abuse

Published on Nov 18, 2022 in Child Injury.

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 […]

Rampant Sexual Misconduct and Abuse Reported in Multiple National Women’s Soccer League Teams

Published on Nov 16, 2022 in Sexual Crimes.

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

Published on Nov 10, 2022 in Sexual Crimes.

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

Published on Oct 28, 2022 in 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

Published on Oct 18, 2022 in Product Liability.

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 […]

Lawsuit Over Patient Infection Death in Ohio Hospital Ordered To Move Forward

Published on Oct 7, 2022 in News.

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?

Published on Oct 7, 2022 in Car Accidents.

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

Published on Sep 30, 2022 in 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

Published on Sep 23, 2022 in Nursing Home Abuse.

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, […]

Can I File a Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit if I Wasn’t in the Marines?

Published on Sep 9, 2022 in Multi-district Litigation.

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is located on the coast of North Carolina. For many Marines, it was just one of many pit stops during their years of military service. However, Camp Lejeune was also home to individuals other than Marine Corps members. Airmen, soldiers, sailors, and guardsmen representing other branches of the U.S. military […]

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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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What Is Article 16 in a Personal Injury Action?

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 […]

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What Is Considered a Reasonable Person When It Comes to Negligence?

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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What Is the Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?

Most of us have heard the terms “attorney” and “lawyer” used interchangeably as if they mean the same thing. And, while there used to be a marked difference between the two words, that’s not actually the case here in Chicago or anywhere else in Illinois anymore. Below, we’ll highlight the historical difference between the use […]

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