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FDA Investigates Fresenius for Failure to Warn of GranuFlo Risks

Published on Apr 2, 2013 in Dangerous Drugs.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently launched an investigation into Fresenius Medical Care, the nation’s largest provider of dialysis services to kidney patients. The investigation focuses on whether Fresenius failed to adequately warn doctors and patients of the risk of cardiac arrest and other serious medical conditions linked to the use of two […]

How You Know if Your Hip Replacement is Failing

Published on Apr 1, 2013 in Product Liability.

Many organizations warn that metal-on-metal hip replacements pose dangers that could negatively affect a person’s health. It’s important to understand those adverse effects and the symptoms that something has gone wrong with your implant. Too many people with these implants simply don’t know what to expect. Know the Symptoms of Implant Malfunction There are a […]

Eastern Kentucky Accident Highlights Need for ATV Safety

Published on Mar 29, 2013 in Auto Accident.

A recent fatal all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident in Eastern Kentucky highlights the need for ATV safety, which many experienced Kentucky accident attorneys encourage. The accident claimed the life of a 49-year-old man, who was riding his ATV near Hyden, Kentucky when he became trapped underneath the vehicle.  Rescue teams did not reach him in time […]

New iPhone App Encourages Safe Driving, Vehicle Choices

Published on Mar 28, 2013 in Auto Accident.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released an app that helps drivers use safety equipment more effectively and report defects or other safety concerns directly to the agency, according to the New York Daily News. The app, called SaferCar, is available for iOS-based devices like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch via Apple’s […]

Failure of Stryker Hip Implants

Published on Mar 25, 2013 in Product Liability.

When patients receive medical implants, they expect those devices to perform for a certain length of time. At times, though, companies that sell implants either do not perform the necessary tests to determine whether the devices can meet those expectations, or the companies simply do not know how to anticipate medical problems caused by the […]

Issues Continue after Stryker Orthopaedics Recalls Two Artificial Hip Replacement Devices

Published on Mar 14, 2013 in Product Liability.

Stryker Orthopaedics announced the recall of two brands of its artificial hip replacements in July 2012 but the injuries caused by these defective hip implants are still ongoing. The devices have been linked to at least 45 cases in which patients suffered pain or swelling in the affected joints, which many Kentucky hip replacement injury […]

Ohio Crash a Tragic Reminder of the Risks of Teen Driving

Published on Mar 13, 2013 in Auto Accident.

The horrific accident in Ohio that killed six teenagers is every parent’s nightmare. It’s a tragic reminder that traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for US teens. The CDC reports that per mile driven, teen drivers aged 16-19 are more likely than drivers aged 20 and over to be in a fatal crash. […]

Understanding Kentucky Hit-and-Run Accident Liability

Published on Feb 27, 2013 in Auto Accident.

In Kentucky, as in other U.S. states, to “hit and run” in a car accident is both a crime and exposes the hit-and-run driver to civil liability for the injuries of anyone hurt in the accident. Those who are injured in this type of crash have certain legal rights, and speaking to an experienced hit-and-run […]

Study: Traumatic Brain Injury Remains Number-One Risk Factor for Dementia, Alzheimer’s

Published on Feb 27, 2013 in Brain Injury.

The number-one risk factor for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older patients is suffering one or more traumatic brain injuries (TBI) within his or her lifetime, according to a recent study published in JAMA Neurology. Traumatic brain injury results from any accident or event that causes damage to the brain. Concussions, which involve bruising of […]

Supplement Company Faces Lawsuit over Soldier’s Death

Published on Feb 20, 2013 in Product Liability.

Some dietary supplements intended to boost physical performance contain questionable ingredients that might lead to health problems. The company USPlabs, for instance, makes a product called Jack3d (pronounced “jacked”) that contains the stimulant dimethylamlamine (DMAA). Department of Defense Pulled DMAA Products from Base Stores DMAA has gotten a lot of negative attention recently. In December […]

How Do High Winds Affect Road Safety?

Published on Feb 8, 2013 in Auto Accident.

Kentucky’s recent inclement weather included high winds, which can have serious effects on roadway safety. Distracted, speeding, and impaired drivers are especially at risk for causing a serious car crash in high winds, because the weather changes the road conditions in ways that can easily sneak up on a careless or impaired driver. When wind […]

Understanding Kentucky’s Dog Bite Law

Published on Feb 4, 2013 in Dog Bite.

Kentucky is one of several U.S. states that uses a “strict liability” law for dog bites. In strict-liability states, owners of dogs that bite another person are liable for those injuries, even if the owner had no idea the dog would act aggressively. Kentucky’s strict-liability dog bite law, KRS 258.235(4), states that “Any owner whose […]

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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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