What is Cerebral Palsy?

I’m attorney Emily Thomas. I spent the majority of my career handling cases for children that have suffered birth injuries or medical malpractice. Many of the children that I’ve worked with over the years have had a diagnosis of cerebral…


What are the Signs of a Birth Injury?

 I often get calls from parents that have questions about the care that their newborn child, newborn baby received after birth. This is called the neonatal period. Their child may have also spent time in what’s called the NICU,…


Do I Have a Birth Injury Lawsuit?

 I’m attorney Emily Thomas. I’ve spent the majority of my career practicing in the area of birth injury and medical malpractice. I represent mothers and their babies as a result of injuries that they sustained during their pregnancy, labor,…


Why My Practice is Focused on Birth Injuries

Hello. I am Emily Thomas and I am an attorney, Olsman MacKenzie Peacock & Wallace. I became an attorney because my mother was disabled when I was in high school and I’ve dedicated my career to helping people like her….


World’s Tiniest Baby Ever to Survive, Goes Home

Science and technology has expanded the care that can be provided to premature infants. In San Diego, the world’s smallest baby, born at just 23 weeks gestation, went home after a five month NICU stay. Weighing just 8.6 ounces, she…


Study of Pregnancy and Childbirth

Science and investors in research should be committed to the study of pregnancy and safe childbirth. In representing mothers and babies injured by birth trauma, it is my mission to help women understand their pregnancies and ensure that we are improving…


Expectant Moms and Quality Care

When expectant moms have access to quality care, it makes a difference. New Georgetown study shows that maternal and infant mortality rates declined in states where Medicaid was expanded. https://ccf.georgetown.edu/2019/05/09/medicaid-expansion-fills-gaps-in-maternal-health-coverage-leading-to-healthier-mothers-and-babies/?fbclid=IwAR2kL1cvYKWbFYBdSSDKgUIj3b-ldhQgdLUWpmpBjbJ5Xb9mW6Uu5qwfTj4 Hospitals know how to protect expectant mothers. They just aren’t…


American Association for Justice Leadership Academy – 2018 Membership & Awards Luncheon

Emily Grace Thomas was recognized at the 2018 Membership & Awards Luncheon for completing the American Association for Justice’s Leadership Academy. The Leadership Academy provides training to highly qualified and talented members to help make them more effective leaders in AAJ,…


Emily Thomas Presents at the New Jersey for Justice Boardwalk Seminar

Emily Grace Thomas had the pleasure of speaking on the HITECH Act and Electronic Medical Records at the New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar in Atlantic City on May 9, 2019. As a reminder, patients are entitled to an electronic…


Get to Know Emily Thomas

Olsman MacKenzie Peacock &Wallace, PC Attorney Emily Grace Thomas was featured in the “Get to Know” Section of the Detroit Legal News. Read it at: http://legalnews.com/detroit/1474605