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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.

Public Assistance Programs in Kentucky: What You Need to Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman on March 27, 2020

Kentucky’s public assistance programs help individuals and families with low incomes cover basic living expenses. Programs cover food, health care, housing, financial assistance, and more. The programs that cover these areas each have their own set of requirements and application process. Here is a look at some of the main public assistance programs in Kentucky.  […]

What Factors Impact Car Insurance Rates?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on March 13, 2020

When you see car insurance rates, the quotes you receive are based on a range of factors. Some of these are things you have some control over and some aren’t. This means that the cost of identical coverage for one person might be completely different for someone else. Here are some factors you should know […]

Your Housing Rights: Housing Access, Criminal History, and Discrimination

Written by Cooper & Friedman on March 6, 2020

If you have a criminal record, getting access to housing may be difficult due to policies from housing providers. Some practices that disqualify people with criminal histories may be illegal. Here are the basics you need to know about housing access, criminal history, and your rights. Fair Housing Act The Fair Housing Act (FHA) is […]

Worker’s Comp in the State of Indiana- Understanding Your Rights & Coverage

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 21, 2020

Getting injured on a job can have a significant impact on your life, especially if the injury is permanent. Treatment and recovery can be challenging, emotionally draining, and expensive. Fortunately, most companies in the State of Indiana are legally required to offer Worker’s Compensation. Employees need to understand the full extent of their rights, coverage, […]

Why is Elder Abuse So Common?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 14, 2020

According to NCOA, one in 10 Americans has experienced elder abuse. This means millions of individuals over the age of sixty have faced this injustice. Only a small number of these cases are reported to authorities. As personal injury attorneys with decades of experience practicing in the State of Kentucky and in Southern Indiana, we’ve […]

What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 7, 2020

Most people don’t come out of a car accident unscathed. Physical injuries, mental trauma, or property damage can cause pain and financial problems. A personal injury attorney can file a lawsuit against the liable party and help you gain some compensation. The money from the case can be used to pay for medical bills and […]

Why Are Trucking Accidents So Common?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 21, 2020
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Trucking is a very dangerous job. It is listed as one of the ten deadliest professions with a driver’s fatality rate being more than six times the national average. However, this profession isn’t just risky for people inside a truck, but also individuals around it. Back in 2014, 3,660 accident-related deaths involved a collision with […]

What Does It Mean To Work On A Contingency Fee?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 14, 2020
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All attorneys charge fees unless they are representing a client for free – generally referred to as “pro bono.”  This means you need to pay for services rendered as per your agreement with a lawyer. Most personal injury attorneys work on something called a contingency fee basis. This is typically based on a percentage of […]

An Overview of Post Concussion Syndrome

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 7, 2020
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A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that usually occurs when a person receives a head blow. It can also happen due to violent shaking caused by accidents. For example, if a car decelerates sharply as it slams against a tree, people inside can receive a concussion as a result of it. In most […]

How Long Do Personal Injury Cases Take To Be Completed?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 30, 2019
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A personal injury case generally takes anywhere between one and two years. Several factors influence this timeline, so accurately predicting how much time your case will take is difficult. A complicated case may require more than a year, while a straightforward one may be wrapped up in a matter of months. You must discuss the […]

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