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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.

Your Credit Score – What it Means and Why it’s Important

Written by Cooper & Friedman on August 10, 2015

We’ve all heard about how important it is to have a good credit score, but do we really know why? Credit scores are ratings used to determine if you are able to qualify for some credit cards, loans or different financial services. There is a special algorithm used to determine this score. Your credit score […]

Seat Belts Save Lives – Why You Should Buckle Up

Written by Cooper & Friedman on July 29, 2015

According the Center for Disease Control (CDC), wearing a seat belt is the most effective way to save lives and reduce crash injuries for adults. Even though motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 year to 54 years of age, many people fail to wear the one device known […]

Types of Elder Abuse

Written by Cooper & Friedman on July 8, 2015

Elder abuse is becoming an increasingly significant issue in the United States, and all over the world. And with a demographic shift towards population aging and a baby boom generation, some 40 million strong, it’s likely this issue will only increase in importance. As people age, they often start to become increasingly dependent again. Physical […]

What is Fair Debt Collection and Why Are Fair Debt Collection Practices Important?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on June 17, 2015

Fair Debt Collection is enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which is a part of the nation’s consumer protection agency. Providing protections for consumers is their main goal and it is put into action with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). This federal act prohibits debt collectors from using abusive, unfair, or deceptive […]

Slip and Fall Accidents – An Overview

Written by Cooper & Friedman on June 3, 2015

Slip and fall accidents have become the majority of workers’ compensation claims and are the primary cause of occupational injury for people 55 years and older, according to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). This statistic is alarming and has brought about the need to protect our workers and even our seniors residing in institutions. […]

Independent Medical Examination (IME) Topic of Recent Publication by Hal Cooper

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 25, 2015

Louisville, KY. (PRLEAP.COM) Louisville personal injury attorney Hal Friedman of Cooper & Friedman Attorneys at Law recently authored an article in The Advocate, a publication of the Kentucky Justice Association. The article, titled “The So-Called ‘Independent’ Medical Examination in Motor Vehicle Cases – Turning the Table on the Defense Examiner,” provides an interesting overview of Mr. […]

Stay Prepared for Car Crashes

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 25, 2015

While it is never fun to think about the possibility of being in a car accident, the fact is that car accidents are very common. Around 50 million people are injured in some type of car accident each year. Based on data from the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT), more than 37,000 people die in car […]

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