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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.

3 Things To Know About The Tax Extension Deadline

Written by Cooper & Friedman on July 7, 2020

Thanks to the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service, the filing deadline for federal income tax returns has been extended from April 15 to July 15, 2020. This tax extension deadline was in direct response to the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s an effort to offer relief to individuals and businesses who may have been hit […]

What The Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Means For Workplace Discrimination

Written by Cooper and Friedman on June 25, 2020
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The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of protecting gay, lesbian, and transgender workers in a historic 6-3 decision made Monday June 15th, of 2020. Discriminating against an employee on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity is now prohibited under Title VII Of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Supreme Court Ruling […]

Coronavirus Scams

Written by Cooper & Friedman on June 18, 2020

COVID-19 has brought countries across the globe to a near stand-still but it hasn’t stopped enterprising scammers and criminals. They have found new and innovative ways to take advantage of people using the pandemic. You should always be aware of these kinds of coronavirus scams and how to avoid them. Bottom line – if anything […]

Prisoners’ Rights and the Coronavirus

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 15, 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone’s lives. People have changed how to work, communicate, and live during the pandemic to curb the spread while keeping loved ones safe. Unfortunately, not everyone has the freedom to isolate and avoid contracting the virus. There is growing dialogue and varied actions related to prisoners’ rights during the pandemic. There […]

Common Medical Errors in Hospitals

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 8, 2020
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Hospitals are places where people go to recover. Patients place their trust and life in the hands of medical professionals hoping to overcome their illness. While medical experts do their best to help patients, they aren’t infallible, and medical errors do occur. Sometimes they slip up and make mistakes or misdiagnose people, which can lead […]

Teen Drivers: 7 Things Every Parent Should Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 1, 2020
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Teen drivers have more freedom and a safe mode of transportation when they want to go out or have fun with friends. Giving teens access to a car can definitely help them in many ways. Unfortunately, this newfound independence also comes with a lot of risks. According to CDC data on car accidents, around 2,364 […]

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Your Rights

Written by Cooper & Friedman on April 17, 2020
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The average American has around $38,000 of personal debt, and most struggle to pay it back. A large percentage of credit card users are unable to pay their dues back on time, and sometimes they default entirely. This is when debt collection comes into play.  Agencies that hold the debt are well within their rights […]

Workplace Sexual Harassment, Title VII, and Your Rights

Written by Cooper & Friedman on April 10, 2020
workplace sexual harassment

Conversations about sexual harassment have become more common in recent years. As a systemic social issue, sexual harassment can occur in any workplace setting. Around 38% of all women and 14% of all men report experiencing a form of sexual harassment at work. In fact, some industries having much higher rates. In addition, over 70% […]

How to Apply for Unemployment in Kentucky and Indiana

Written by Cooper & Friedman on April 3, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge economic impact all around the world. In places with significant social distancing measures in place, many businesses have had to shut their doors temporarily and lay off workers. In the Kentuckiana area, both food-service businesses like restaurants and bars and other public-facing businesses have seen a rise in […]

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