Rhonda J. Thomas, R.N. - New Orleans/Jackson

Rhonda J. Thomas, R.N. | Practice Areas

Rhonda J. Thomas, R.N. | Practice Areas - Rhonda J. Thomas, R.N. - New Orleans/Jackson

Rhonda is licensed to practice law in both Mississippi and Louisiana. Her practice concentrates on casualty and commercial litigation, insurance defense and medical malpractice.

Rhonda’s extensive background as a former critical care registered nurse enables her to facilitate the assessment of the facts of a case and of any claims for injury.

Her background in nursing included understanding the infections associated with mold and mold like allergens and is relevant to toxic tort and mold litigation.


Education

Loyola University, J.D., 1998
University of Southern Mississippi, B.S., History, minors English & Nursing, 1991
Graduated Highest Honors
Phi Kappa Phi – Academic Honor Society
Phi Alpha Theta – Historical Honor Society
Gulf Coast Community College (Gulfport, MS), A.S., 1989
Louisiana State University, School of Nursing, A.S.N., 1978
University of Mississippi, School of Radiologic Technology, Certificate, 1970


Memberships / Affiliations

Louisiana State Bar Association; The Mississippi Bar
Admitted to practice in all Louisiana and Mississippi federal district courts and Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Former Practicing Critical Care Nurse (>15 years)

Registered Nurse since 1978; licensed in Louisiana (retired) & Mississippi (active)


Contact Rhonda

3850 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 1280
Metairie, Louisiana 70002
Direct Dial & Fax: (504) 836-7545
rthomas@ungarino-eckert.com

Rhonda has participated in cases involving the following issues:

  • personal injury claims from vehicle collisions and other accidents
  • medical causation and biomechanics of injuries
  • admiralty jurisdiction versus LSHWA jurisdiction
  • toxic tort litigation
  • insurance coverage relating to misrepresentation and coverage of fire polices
  • premises and landlord liability
  • legal and contractual subrogation and/or indemnity
  • medical malpractice
  • ATV accident injuries including brain and spinal injuries
  • worker’s compensation claims