Tad Thomas

After graduating with honors from law school at Northern Kentucky University, Tad Thomas opened his own practice in Louisville. He quickly gravitated to the area of personal injury and civil litigation, an area where he could assist clients in their time of need. Seven years later Mr. Thomas was given the honor of being invited to assist Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and leading the Civil and Environmental Division of the Attorney General’s Office. Only a few months later he was promoted to one of two Assistant Deputy Attorneys General and was given the responsibility of overseeing four divisions and all of the office’s civil litigation. These four divisions consisted of over 100 personnel including lawyers, staff and sworn law enforcement officers.

During his tenure in the office of the Attorney General, Mr. Thomas litigated cases against the country’s largest pharmaceutical, insurance and petroleum companies and recovered millions of dollars for the Commonwealth. In his first year, he assisted his Office of Rate Intervention in negotiating a rate case with EON’s US Division. His efforts resulted in millions of dollars in savings for Kentucky consumers. He also defended Kentucky’s judges against civil suits, defended the state’s statutes against constitutional challenges and helped lead the fight in an attempt to stop the state’s early release of prisoners. Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Thomas participated in drafting legislation to involve the Attorney General’s office in securities litigation on behalf of the state’s retirement systems, drafted formal opinions of the Attorney General on important public issues and advised the Attorney General on a wide range of policy matters.

Mr. Thomas has now returned to private practice where he will continue to devote his time to civil litigation and the representation of individuals and companies injured at the hands of others. His office, located two blocks from the Louisville courthouses, enables him easy access to the judicial system to work on behalf of his clients.

Recent Posts By Tad Thomas

Trial Lawyer Center Attorneys to Speak at Southern Trial Lawyer Convention

Tad Thomas, Esq. The Southern Trial Lawyers Association, a fellowship of trial lawyers from 13 southern states, will hold their 27th Annual Convention next month in New Orleans, February 11-15th. At the convention, plaintiff personal injury attorneys from across the country come together to share ideas and discuss issues in the field. This year, many of our contributing attorneys will be presenting and moderating on a range of topics, from relationship marketing, technological trial techniques, mass torts, and demonstrative evidence. On the line up we have Jay Urban, Mark Zamora, Elise Sanguinetti, Fred Schultz, Brian Nettles, Pamela Mullis, Tad Thomas, …


Levaquin Linked to Irreversible Nerve Damage

If you or a loved one has suffered serious side effects from Levaquin, Cipro or Avelox, you may be able to pursue legal action. Levaquin (levofloxacin) is a powerful antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. It has been linked to serious and permanent side effects, including damage to patients’ nerves and a condition known as peripheral neuropathy.  These harmful effects are irreversible and can be deadly. Levaquin is in a company of other fluoroquinolones. Levaquin was approved for sale in the U.S. in 1996 for the treatment of serious, life-threatening infections, such as meningitis. However, there has been growing evidence …


Takata Airbag Recall Prompts DOT Investigation of NHTSA

Tad Thomas, Esq. www.thomaslawoffices.com As you may have heard already, the recall of nearly 8 million vehicles with Takata Corp. airbags is expected to be one of the largest recalls in history. Instead of inflating, Takata airbags explode, sending shrapnel and severely injuring–even killing–drivers. At least three deaths have been linked to the defect. Notably, the recall was limited to high-humidity regions for its suspected link to the defect, but lawmakers are urging a nationwide recall. Two of the deaths were not in states included in the recall, and Takata is one of three airbag suppliers in the world. Last …


Hospital Exec Masterminds $500 Million Scheme of Bribery & Fake Hardware for Spinal Surgery

Tad Thomas, Esq. www.thomaslawoffices.com A former hospital executed is accused of a orchestrating a lucrative scheme to bring spine-surgery patients to his hospital and implant cheap screws and hardware in them for an expensive price. This month, 28 former patients filed lawsuit in Los Angeles against Michael Drobot, former owner of Pacific Hospital in Long Beach, CA, and others, including Community Hospital, Spinal Solutions LLC of Murrieta, Calif., Orthopedic Alliance of Murrieta, Calif., Jack H. Akmakjian, MD, Gurvinder S. Uppal, MD, Khalid Ahmed, MD, and Crowder Machine & Tool Shop of Temecula, Calif. Currently there is a total of 32 …


Owner of 57 Nursing Homes Faces Class Action Suit

Tad Thomas, Esq. A national law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against the owner of 57 California nursing homes. The suit alleges that Shlomo Rechnitz and others involved hid their rap sheet of violations of nursing industry law and regulation from patients and prospective patients, ultimately misrepresenting the quality of care at facilities. It also alleges that homes were consistently understaffed and underfunded for the sake of profit. Ultimately, it says, these actions constitute fraud, unfair business practices, and violation of resident rights. Rechnitz owns Brius Management and Brius LLC, which has nursing facilities all over California, including …