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Judge Rules 3M Combat Earplug Lawsuits To Proceed

Published on Sep 2, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

Earplug manufacturer 3M Company’s attempt to shield itself from personal injury lawsuits by declaring bankruptcy has been denied in court. This recent update in the ongoing battle to hold 3M liable for defective products linked to hearing loss is encouraging news for veterans and military service members across the United States. To date, there are […]

What Is a Tire Pressure Monitoring System?

Published on Aug 26, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

Do you sometimes see a warning light flashing on your car’s dashboard, but are unclear what it’s for? If you see a warning light that looks like a horseshoe with an exclamation point right in the middle of it, then it’s not one to ignore. It can either save your life or cause a major […]

Dept. of Justice Investigating Southern Baptist Convention’s Sexual Abuse Crimes

Published on Aug 14, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

On Friday, August 12th, the Southern Baptist Convention announced that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating multiple arms of the religious organization following the results of an internal report showing mishandled cases of sexual abuse. This report, handled by a third-party organization but commissioned by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), found that sex abuse […]

Why Is My Steering Wheel Squeaking?

Published on Aug 10, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

Most motorists who aren’t well-versed in auto mechanics take their vehicles in to be serviced the moment they show signs of trouble. A select few drivers delay getting their vehicles checked until they start being unreliable or leave them stranded, though. A squeaky steering wheel is one such concern that’s not ideal for putting off […]

How Can Delaying Car Maintenance Cause Car Accidents?

Published on Aug 10, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

Owning a car is a necessity for most people. It is also one of the largest financial investments you might ever make. Taking care of your car can help preserve that investment and lengthen the overall life of your vehicle. Performing regular maintenance either on your own or by taking your vehicle to a mechanic […]

President Biden Signs Camp Lejeune Justice Act into Law Today

Published on Aug 10, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

On Aug. 10, 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act into law. Also known as the PACT Act, this important piece of legislation also includes the Camp Lejeune Justice Act. How Will the Camp Lejeune Justice Act Help Veterans? The Camp Lejeune Justice Act allows those who were […]

What Documents Do I Need to Prove a Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Lawsuit?

Published on Jul 22, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

Water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune was contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for more than 30 years. These VOCs have since been linked to serious illnesses and health effects, leaving veterans and their families on the hook for medical bills. One question those who may be eligible to file a claim might be […]

How Can High Turnover Rate Indicate Poor Care in a Nursing Home?

Published on Jul 8, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

The 10% rule is often cited as an indicator of good company health. When employee retention rates reach 90% or higher, a company can generally be considered a good place to work. The healthcare industry typically averages slightly higher turnover rates than other sectors. This has been particularly true since the onset of the COVID-19 […]

When Should I Use My Hazard Lights?

Published on Jun 24, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

Warning other drivers of a potential emergency is not easy. Although you give your full attention to driving, that focus usually does not extend to inside of other people’s motor vehicles. You cannot ascertain whether there is an emergency by communicating either through facial expressions or words with another driver in a different vehicle.  Instead, […]

What Are Telltale Signs of Malnutrition in Nursing Home Residents?

Published on Jun 17, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

No one wants to send their elderly or incapacitated loved one away to live in a nursing home. Most family members would find a way to take care of their loved ones themselves at home if they thought they could give them the adequate care they needed. That’s not feasible for many families, though.   Why […]

What Should I Do If I’m Caught in Heavy Rain While Driving?

Published on Jun 13, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

Anyone who enjoys a lovely day of rain must find Louisville, KY a wonderful place to call home. While the average annual rainfall in the United States is only 38 inches, Louisville enjoys about 46 inches of rain every year. All that rain is not without hazards, though. Heavy rainfall can make it difficult for […]

When Does a Semi-Truck Need To Use Hazard Lights?

Published on Jun 13, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

An increasing number of veteran truckers are retiring, leaving many fleet companies needing to recruit newer, less experienced truckers to fill their spots. Many of those tractor-trailer operators with newly minted commercial driver’s licenses have undergone training on operating these big trucks. However, they aren’t familiar with some of the common practices truckers learn to […]

Does Car Clutter Contribute to Accidents?

Published on Jun 3, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

No one plans on becoming involved in an auto accident. Unfortunately, they are a common occurrence here in Chicago. One culprit that’s surprisingly often to blame for car accidents is car clutter. It can be very distracting.

Two Nurses Arrested in Ohio for Nursing Home Resident Neglect

Published on May 2, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

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, […]

What Injuries Do Unattended Children Most Commonly Suffer?

Published on Apr 26, 2022 by Thomas Law Offices.

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 lawyers at Thomas Law Offices look at what injuries unattended children most commonly suffer and⁠—more importantly—how to avoid […]

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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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Illinois Motorcycle Accident Statistics

  Many individuals would never consider getting on a motorcycle to ride up and down Chicago area roadways, interstates included, because of the inherent dangers it poses. However, according to the Illinois Secretary of State, there are at least 315,000 licensed motorcycles that have the potential to ride up and down Illinois roads daily. Given […]

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Most Common Car Accident Injuries in Chicago

When listing the most common car accident injuries in Chicago, it’s good to keep in mind that no two collisions are the same. Vehicle wrecks result in a wide range of injuries. While some are minor, having little impact on the victim’s day-to-day, others are catastrophic, impacting every aspect of the survivor’s life. What are […]

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If Someone Gets Hurt While Working on Your Property Are You Liable?

Every property owner in the state of Illinois has a duty of care to maintain safe premises that are free from hazardous and dangerous conditions. But what happens when someone is hurt? As a property owner, if someone gets hurt while working on your property, are you liable? And what legal rights do injured victims […]

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