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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.

12 Types of Discrimination Prohibited by Laws

Written by Cooper & Friedman on September 30, 2015

According to Dictionary.com, the term “discrimination” can be defined as “any unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.” In recent years, our understanding of discrimination has expanded to include a much broader definition. Discrimination happens in many different realms including work, business, […]

Avoiding a Car Accident – Safety Tips for Pedestrians and Drivers

Written by Cooper & Friedman on September 24, 2015

A pedestrian can become the victim of a car accident at any point while walking on or near the road. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported in 2009 that more than 4,000 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes. With more than 59,000 injuries reported that year as well, this should be a […]

Elder Abuse Attorney Explains 10 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Written by Cooper & Friedman on September 14, 2015

Nursing home abuse and neglect can come in many forms and patterns. In 2000, the National Center on Elder Abuse reported that of the 2,000 nursing home residents being studied, 44 percent had been abused in some way. Of those who had been abused, 95 percent reported that they had been neglected while at a […]

Tire Safety: Learn the Facts

Written by Cooper & Friedman on September 1, 2015

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, every month three out of four drivers wash their cars. Yet during this same period, only one out of seven correctly check their tire pressure. This means that only 15 percent of all car drivers follow correct tire protocol. This may seem like a minuscule task […]

Dog Bites Hurt! 7 Things You Need To Do If You Are Bitten By A Dog

Written by Cooper & Friedman on August 24, 2015

A man’s best friend may be his dog, but sometimes these friends can bite back. Dog bites account for 4.5 million injuries in America each year. About half of these bites affect children five to nine years of age. From that number, about one out of five or 20 percent of these bites cause a […]

Cooper & Friedman Law Firm Helps Raise Money For Cancer Research

Written by Cooper & Friedman on August 17, 2015

On Saturday, August 15, 2015, Cooper and Friedman Attorneys at Law sponsored and participated in the 14th annual Double Bogey Invitational. This  golf tournament was held at the Golf Club of Dublin in Dublin, Ohio, to raise money for the Families for a Cure non-profit organization. This non-profit organization, co-founded by Eric Friedman, brother of Hal […]

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 […]

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