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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.

20 Terms You May Hear in the Courtroom and Should Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 15, 2019

Appearing in court, as a defendant or plaintiff, can be stressful. This situation can be made even more stressful when you aren’t clear on what is being discussed. The legal system and court appearances are riddled with legal jargon. Not being aware of what certain courtroom terminology means can make an appearance even more difficult. […]

How Buses Have Changed Since the Carrollton Bus Crash of 1988

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 5, 2019

The Carrollton bus crash of 1988 was one of the most tragic vehicular collisions to occur in the 20th century. On the evening of May 14th, a school bus transporting 67 people, both children and adults, was hit head-on by a drunk driver traveling the wrong direction on Interstate 71. 27 people lost their lives […]

What to Do If Your Child Is Injured at Daycare

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on July 26, 2019

Whether you’re a first-time parent or have multiple children, parents agree that leaving their child at daycare can be nerve-wracking. There are plenty of things to stress about.  From leaving your child in the care of someone else to being away for eight hours a day. So, the last thing you want to worry about […]

Five Unbelievable Plastic Surgery Medical Malpractice Cases

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on July 18, 2019

The decision to undergo plastic surgery is not a light one. Going under anesthesia and being opened up on an operating table is a serious experience. This is true whether you’re undergoing surgery needed to save your life or an elective surgery like plastic surgery. With any surgery, there are risks involved. From going under […]

How Your Chance of a Car Accident Increases in Inclement Weather

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on July 5, 2019

Driving in even the best weather comes with its own risks. Drivers must stay alert while operating a vehicle and be aware of surrounding drivers and possible obstructions. Unfortunately, even when a driver is doing the best they can to safely get their vehicle from Point A to Point B, accidents can happen. The most […]

How to Assess and Intervene in a Case of Elder Abuse or Neglect

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on June 25, 2019

Elder abuse is a horrifying concept to consider, but sadly it happens more often than a lot of us know. While most times when we hear the word “abuse” we think of black eyes and bloody noses. However, when it comes to elder abuse, the signs that it is happening are often much more subtle. […]

Important Product Recalls That Have Occurred (So Far) in 2019

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on June 17, 2019
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As of May 20th, the latest product recall by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPS) was from May 16th. Big-box grocery chain Meijer recalled around 5,800 french fry cutters. The cutters posed a laceration hazard due to the blade detaching from the cutter itself. So far, in 2019, there have been over 7,600 […]

What Do You Do If You’re Attacked By A Dog?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on June 4, 2019
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Dogs are called man’s best friend and, for the most part, they are. However, there are some times when a dog can turn and become your worst fear. This can happen with dogs you are familiar with but is more likely to occur with a dog you’ve never interacted with before. When a dog attacks, […]

What To Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on May 28, 2019
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It is more likely than not that you, or someone you know, will obtain an injury from a slip and fall accident at some point. Each year more than one million people visit the emergency room due to a slip and fall accident. Some result in light injuries that don’t require further medical treatment. Others […]

Semi Truck Facts & Accident Fatalities

Written by Cooper and Friedman on May 14, 2019

Most passenger vehicle drivers tend to get a little nervous when driving in the vicinity of a large tractor trailer. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute, large trucks actually have a much lower crash rate than passenger cars. However, when an accident involving a semi truck does occur, […]

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