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Cooper and Friedman is continally striving to keep our clients and the community up-to-date with legal issues that may affect them. We also enjoy sharing any developments at our law firm. Check out our blog below for the latest news and info, including articles that address topics relevant to our practice areas including personal injury law, car accidents and workers compensation.

10 Facts about Traumatic Brain Injuries

Written by Cooper and Friedman on February 12, 2018

When a person experiences a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, the effects are devastating for both the injured party as well as their friends and family members. In fact, in the United States about 30% of all injury deaths result from traumatic brain injuries. If a person survives a TBI, the symptoms can last a […]

Workplace Harassment and Bullying: What Is It and What To Do About It

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 22, 2018

In October 2017, The New York Times published an article detailing film producer Harvey Weinstein’s harassment of Hollywood actresses. After that initial story broke out, the floodgates opened. Sexual harassment in the workplace became a hot button topic all over the world, sparking discussions and think pieces galore. But it’s not just sexual harassment– bullying […]

What is a Tort Lawyer and Why is Tort Law Important?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 12, 2018

Is “tort law” simply “personal injury”? In context, yes. Literally, however, the word “tort” derives from the Latin “tortus,” which means wrong. A tort is the civil wrong inflicted on one person by another entity, be it person or business. A civil wrong is not quite at the level of an actual crime. This means compensation in […]

The 4 Elements of Medical Negligence According to a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 3, 2018

Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional fails to perform their job to the best of their abilities and causes harm. Most of the time, medical negligence can be used as a synonym for medical malpractice. However, in legal terms, medical negligence is a property of medical malpractice. In fact, medical negligence is often the […]

A Car Accident Attorney Explains What Factors Determine Safest Vehicles

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 20, 2017

In the United States, a car’s safety rating is determined by the National Highway Traffic Administration or NHTSA. Every new car in the U.S. undergoes a series of crash tests by the NHTSA. The NHTSA’s findings are then published on their site where anyone can access the information. You’ve probably heard the phrase “five-star […]

How to Obtain a Civil Rights Lawyer?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 12, 2017

If you seek to hold state actors such as police officers or government officials accountable for their wrongdoings, you need a civil rights lawyer to represent you and your interests in court. Because civil rights law is constantly changing, you need an attorney that stays up-to-date with the latest cases and developments that could help […]

50th Anniversary of Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act – What It Is & Why It’s Important

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 5, 2017

After years of workplace discrimination being unreported and going unpunished, the United States government acted. In 1967, they passed the Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the bill into law and provided equal employment opportunities that were not covered in the seventh title of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Now, […]

Understanding GPS and How It Plays a Role in Distracted Driving

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 29, 2017

As car accident attorneys, we recently shared a blog post on scary driving statistics that every driver should know. We were surprised to find that distracted driving is the leading cause of car accidents in the United States. Almost 80% of all accidents on the nation’s highways are caused by distracted driving, according to the […]

Indiana Workers’ Compensation Law: 5 Things To Know

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 21, 2017

Indiana borders the Commonwealth of Kentucky to the north and from Louisville, you can see Southern Indiana across the Ohio River. The close proximity of the two states results in a lot of citizens commuting across the river for work. If you are in this situation, you need to ask yourself an important question. Do […]

Comparing Car Insurance in Indiana vs. Kentucky

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 15, 2017

Moving to another state is stressful. In addition to all the normal stressors like downsizing, packing, and making the move itself, you also have to learn the laws of your new state. Rules regarding car insurance change from state to state, so your rights in the case of an accident may change in your new […]

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