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Louisville Pedestrian Accident Kills Woman

Published on Apr 25, 2011 in Personal Injury.

A 76-year-old woman lost her life recently while walking on Hikes Lane between Taylorsville Road and Breckenridge Lane in Louisville, according to a recent news report from Courier-Journal.com. While the woman was walking along the road, a driver traveling west on Hikes Lane lost control of his vehicle and struck four parked cars and then […]

Worker Killed in Louisville Workplace Accident

Published on Apr 18, 2011 in Wrongful Death.

A 50-year-old woman lost her life recently in an on-the-job accident after she was pinned beneath a slab that had fallen, according to a news report released recently by Fox 19 News. The woman, who worked for a manufacturing company on Produce Road in the Watterson Park area, was trying to move a large piece […]

Investigation Finds Abuse in 18 Percent of Kentucky Nursing Homes

Published on Mar 30, 2011 in Nursing Home Abuse.

An investigation into nursing homes in Kentucky found that elder abuse and neglect likely occurred in roughly 18 percent of investigations that involved residents of long-term care facilities in the state, according to Kentucky.com. In 2010, social workers conducted over 2,000 investigations into allegations of abuse and neglect in a variety of long-term care facilities […]

Two Employees Killed in Louisville Factory Explosion

Published on Mar 23, 2011 in Wrongful Death.

Two explosion accidents occurred recently at a chemical factory in Louisville, killing two workers and injuring two others, according to MSNBC. The first explosion occurred in the furnace department at night, and another explosion occurred a few hours later. Two men were killed and two were injured in the first explosion, while no other workers […]

Pfizer Painkiller Recalled Over Instability

Published on Mar 20, 2011 in Dangerous Drugs.

A Kentucky defective product lawyer would want the public to be aware that pharmaceutical company Pfizer recalled 100,000 bottles of the painkiller Embeda from wholesalers and retailers in the United States, because it was shown not to meet stability standards. This recall is the latest is a series of product recalls for Pfizer, who purchased […]

Personal Injury Attorney Tad Thomas Testifies Before Kentucky Lawmakers about Litigation Funding

Published on Feb 23, 2011 in Personal Injury.

Recently, a bill was introduced in the Kentucky House that would place restrictions on litigation funding companies. Litigation funding companies loan money to clients who are pursuing some type of litigation, typically a personal injury lawsuit. In most cases, the loans are used to pay living expenses, such as rent or a mortgage and automobile […]

The Dangerous Side Effects of Propoxyphene

Published on Feb 11, 2011 in Dangerous Drugs.

Propoxyphene was first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1957 as a pain reliever, and has since been used by about 10 million patients. However, the drug was recently pulled off the market, according to MedScape.com. Five years ago, the drug was banned in the United Kingdom because it posed a […]

Union County Head-On Car Collision Kills One, Injures Three

Published on Feb 8, 2011 in Auto Accident.

An accident in Union County, Kentucky killed one teen and injured three on February 6, according to WFIE [link no longer available]. The wreck occurred near Uniontown on Highway 360. It took almost three hours for first responders to clear the scene. The wreck occurred when a pickup truck crossed over the center lane and […]

Kentucky Senate Bill 72 Calls for Hospital-Acquired Infections State Reports

Published on Jan 31, 2011 in Medical Malpractice.

Is it possible that almost one in 20 patients acquire an infection while staying at a hospital? While this may seem shocking, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently made this estimation about hospital-acquired infections. Most Kentuckians are probably aware of Senate Bill 72, which would make it a requirement for Kentucky hospitals […]

Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Finds Louisville Doctor in Contempt for Lying Under Oath

Published on Jan 28, 2011 in Medical Malpractice.

According to The Courier-Journal, a Jefferson Circuit Court judge has found a Louisville doctor to be in contempt for lying under oath during a deposition. Apparently, a man is in the preliminary stages of suing the doctor for medical malpractice for a November 2009 eye surgery that allegedly caused damages. The doctor reportedly lied about […]

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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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Two Nurses Arrested in Ohio for Nursing Home Resident Neglect

In April 2022, Sunrise Manor nursing home’s director of nursing and assistant nursing director were arrested for allegations of patient neglect. Christina Drake and Jennie Elliott are being investigated following a criminal complaint filed in regard to an incident that occurred in April 2020. The two nursing staff members are facing multiple first-degree misdemeanor charges, […]

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What Injuries Do Unattended Children Most Commonly Suffer?

It is a tragedy when a child is killed or injured in an accident that could have been prevented. Most of the time, it only takes one attentive adult to stop these tragic incidents from happening. The personal injury lawyers at Thomas Law Offices look at what injuries unattended children most commonly suffer and⁠—more importantly—how […]

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What Injuries Can Result From Slamming on the Brakes?

No matter how safely you may drive, you will undoubtedly encounter situations in which you will have to take significant evasive maneuvers to avoid a car accident. While avoiding a motor vehicle crash is virtually always preferable to a collision, there are times when the evasive action can also cause harm.

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