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New Laws Coming to Missouri in 2022

Published on Dec 29, 2021 in Law and Information.

As a resident of Missouri, it’s important to stay up to date on state laws so you know what is happening around you. Laws ensure your safety, and by knowing what law changes will be happening in the coming year, you can ensure you stay safe and keep others safe as well by following those […]

Ohio Law Changes Coming in 2022

Published on Dec 29, 2021 in Law and Information.

Every new year brings with it new laws and amendments that will shape the coming year and the future overall. The start of 2022 is no different. In Ohio, residents will see a few definitive changes early in the year—in January—as well as potential changes later in the year that legislation will debate and decide […]

2022 Kentucky Law Changes

Published on Dec 29, 2021 in Law and Information.

Every new year brings a new start for many Kentuckians, including lawmakers. 2022 will give Kentucky lawmakers new opportunities to change and improve our state’s laws and make living and working in Kentucky better and safer for all residents.

Upcoming 2022 Law Changes in Illinois

Published on Dec 17, 2021 in Law and Information.

As with every new year, the start of January 2022 will bring a handful of new law and amendment changes in Illinois. As an Illinois resident, it’s important to understand these law changes and what implications they may have going forward into the new year. Below, we have compiled a list of just some of […]

What Are the Risks of Someone Borrowing Your Car?

Published on Dec 17, 2021 in Car Accidents.

There’s nothing wrong with being selective about who borrows your car. A vehicle is a powerful, expensive machine that kills over a million people every year. Your car is also your property, your responsibility, and, often, your means of access to work, school, food, community, and many other aspects of life. There is certainly risk […]

When to See a Neurologist After a Car Accident

Published on Nov 22, 2021 in Car Accidents.

Doctors who specialize in disorders and injuries affecting the brain, spinal cord, and surrounding muscles and nerves are referred to as neurologists. For those involved in a car accident, visiting a neurologist may not be something that is initially considered. But too many people ignore the signs that their accident caused nerve damage, a spinal […]

How Climate Change May Affect Our Roads, Highways, and the Frequency of Car Accidents

Published on Nov 19, 2021 in Car Accidents.

On October 7, 2021, the White House announced the release of Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plans from more than 20 federal agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, Commerce, Homeland Security, and Transportation. These Climate Adaptation Plans detailed the methods that each agency’s facilities and operations would adopt in order to become increasingly resilient […]

Examining the Rise of Active Duty Military Suicides

Published on Nov 19, 2021 in Veterans.

For the past two decades, the question has been asked more and more frequently by researchers and the general public alike. Why is the suicide rate so high in the military? The Department of Defense Annual Suicide Report released in September 2021 showed an increase of 41.4% in active duty service member deaths by suicide […]

Chicago Truck Drivers and Substance Abuse

Published on Nov 4, 2021 in Trucking Accident.

In the United States, we rely on the essential service that long-distance commercial truck drivers provide. But the trucking industry has become plagued with substance abuse and mental health disorders. In this article, we will look at the reasons many truck drivers have turned to drug and alcohol use, the types and consequences of substance […]

What Defines a Commercial Motor Vehicle?

Published on Oct 28, 2021 in Truck Accidents.

Whether or not a vehicle is considered a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) is an important factor in truck accident law, or car accident law when a passenger vehicle is involved. There is an extensive set of federal and state-level rules that govern the owning and operating of commercial vehicles. In this article, we will cover […]

Thomas Law Offices Supports Local Community During “Day of Action”

Published on Oct 26, 2021 in News.

At Thomas Law Offices, we believe in giving back to our local communities however we can. Strengthening the community and helping those in need is especially crucial during times like this. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone across the nation, but it has especially impacted those who work and serve on the front lines. Frontline […]

Veteran Malpractice: Filing a VA Tort Claim

Published on Oct 22, 2021 in Veterans.

The idea of a medical malpractice case may be familiar to many of us, but what happens if someone is injured at a VA hospital? As employees of the federal government, those who work at VA hospitals are subject to a different set of rules than those who work at public or private civilian hospitals. […]

Signs of PTSD in Military Service Members

Published on Oct 8, 2021 in Veterans.

It’s estimated that up to one-third of military service members suffer from PTSD. PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder, is a mental health condition that can develop following a traumatic event. This usually means an event involving actual or threatened death, serious injury, or abuse. People who have seen combat, witnessed death, or experienced a life-threatening situation […]

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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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