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Understanding Assumption of Risk

Published on Mar 31, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

If you’re injured and choose to pursue legal action through a personal injury claim, the defendant may raise a defense known as “assumption of risk.” Understanding this legal doctrine is important because it could limit or bar your right to recover compensation for your injuries. Below, we’ll look at the legal definition of “assumption of […]

CDC Warns of Drug-Resistant Fungal Infection in Hospitals

Published on Mar 24, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

If the height of the pandemic a few years ago used to make you fear heading to the hospital when in need of urgent medical aid, then the latest reports, like this article published by CBS News, regarding a drug-resistant fungal infection caused by Candida auris plaguing hospitals and nursing homes are unlikely to help […]

Injured Missourians May Be Eligible for Compensation From Missouri Victims’ Fund

Published on Mar 24, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

There is good news for victims of negligence who have been unable to obtain the financial award they deserve—injured Missourians may be eligible for compensation from the Missouri Tort Victims’ Compensation Fund. Our team of personal injury attorneys at Thomas Law Offices is currently helping clients obtain compensation through this vital, yet often overlooked, state-funded […]

What Is Breach of Duty?

Published on Mar 17, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

In almost every facet of our daily lives, we encounter situations in which one individual owes a duty of care to another. When someone violates their duty of care, it is considered a breach. This breach does not always cause harm, but when it does, the victim may deal with extensive injuries, costly medical bills, […]

Kentucky Car and Booster Seat Laws

Published on Mar 17, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Taking a vehicle out for a drive is always dangerous; however, it’s what most of us have to do to go to work, take our kids to school, visit a doctor’s office, pick up groceries, and so forth. One reason why operating a vehicle is so uncomfortable to do for so many is because they […]

Blunt Force Head Trauma – Cause and Effect

Published on Mar 10, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Head injuries have both short and long-term effects. They can be caused by a number of different types of accidents, and they can be more debilitating than almost any other type of injury. As a serious type of head injury, blunt force head trauma can have an enormous impact on the victim’s life. Below, we’ll […]

What Is Vehophobia?

Published on Mar 3, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Updated on December 28, 2023 For adults living in most parts of the United States, driving is a common and even necessary part of everyday life. Anything that interferes with your ability to drive to school, work, or for errands can make day-to-day life exceptionally difficult. If you have a persistent fear of getting behind […]

Tad Thomas Named Lawdragon 500 Leading Consumer Plaintiff Lawyer for 2023

Published on Feb 27, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

For more than 30 years, Lawdragon has been compiling lists of the top lawyers across a variety of categories. Among those honored on the Lawdragon 500 Leading Consumer Plaintiff Lawyers for 2023 list is Tad Thomas, founding attorney and managing partner of Thomas Law Offices. With offices in Louisville, KY; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; and […]

Who Should Treat My Injuries After an Auto Accident?

Published on Feb 17, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

After a car accident, your injuries may be minor—like scrapes or bruises—or much more serious. Severe car accident injuries may even include brain or spinal cord injuries. These more acute and debilitating injuries often require the expertise of a medical specialist, while more moderate to minor injuries may be treated by emergency medical technicians (EMTs) […]

Three U.S. Snowboarders Sue Former Coach for Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Published on Feb 10, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

One Olympic snowboarder and two other former members of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard (USSS) team filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Feb. 2 alleging sexual abuse. That lawsuit was filed against the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC), the USSS national federation and its previous chief executive officer (CEO), […]

Two Kentucky Cases Showcase the Potential Risks for Stroke Following Chiropractic Adjustments

Published on Feb 10, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Chiropractors treat their patients by performing spinal manipulations intended to relieve pain in muscles and joints. These adjustments help relieve pain by increasing blood flow and improving the conductivity of the nerves in areas afflicted by pain. Depending on a person’s physical wellbeing and health care needs, they may see a chiropractor for years or […]

Chicago Fire Dept. Paramedic Fired After Allegedly Failing To Care for Patient

Published on Jan 27, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

An internal affairs investigation conducted by the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) determined that one of its first responders failed to assess and attend to a patient in acute respiratory distress. The investigation also alleges that the paramedic falsified reports in an attempt to cover up his failings. Although no criminal charges have been filed, the […]

What Causes Most Rear-End Accidents?

Published on Jan 27, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

Were you recently involved in a car accident? If so, it likely involved being hit from behind. Rear-end accidents are the most common type of car crash in the United States, and the injuries and damages associated with these types of collisions tend to be severe. We at Thomas Law Offices want everyone to be […]

Who’s Liable in an Accident Involving a Pothole?

Published on Jan 13, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

If you’ve ever been in a pothole accident, you may wonder who’s liable; the answer to that question may surprise you. In Illinois, the law is clear: cities and other authorized entities are responsible for maintaining and repairing the roadways. Unfortunately, liability isn’t so cut and dry. If you were injured from pothole damage here […]

Multiple Thomas Law Offices Lawyers Included on 2023 Kentucky Super Lawyers List

Published on Jan 6, 2023 by Thomas Law Offices.

It was recently announced that three lawyers at Thomas Law Offices—an ever-expanding law firm with offices here in Louisville and in Chicago, Columbia, MO, and Cincinnati, OH—will be included on the 2023 Kentucky Super Lawyers lists. Tad Thomas, our Louisville personal injury firm’s founder, has earned placement on the Kentucky Super Lawyers list for the […]

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Tad Thomas - Trial Lawyer

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.

Legal & Firm News

How Soon After an Accident Should You Notify Your Insurer?

After an accident, your top priority is to get medical help. When that’s done, what’s the next step? If you are ready to start the claims process, you must notify your insurer. But how soon after an accident should you notify your insurer? You don’t want to wait to initiate a claim in most situations. […]

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Pedestrian Fatally Struck at PGA Championship in Louisville; Golfer Scottie Scheffler Arrested

While the 2024 PGA Championship over this past weekend should have been a joyous occasion given how golfer Xander Schauffele won the first major of his career, for many others, it will be remembered instead for the tragic event that happened there. This past Friday, May 17, just before Round 2 of the tournament was […]

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Former Kentucky Swim Coach Lars Jorgensen Sued for Sexual Assault

On April 12, two former University of Kentucky swim and dive team members filed a sexual assault lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Lexington. In the filing, not only was former Kentucky swim coach Lars Jorgensen sued for sexual assault, but another member of the coaching team, Gary Conelly, the university’s athletics director, Mitch Barnhart, […]

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Tad Thomas on The National Crime Victim Bar Association
National Civil Justice Institute - Trustee
Tad Thomas on Lawyer Minds
Tad Thomas on American Association for Justice
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Ohio Association for Justice
Kentucky Justice Association
Fellows of the Litigation Counsel of America
Martindale Hubbell Preeminent
2021 Public Justice Member
AAJ Masters of Trial Law: Champion