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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.

11 Facts About Traumatic Brain Injury

Written by Cooper & Friedman on December 20, 2015

Traumatic Brain Injury or TBI is a term used to cover a broad spectrum of issues from mild concussions to severe head injuries. This head trauma could be the result of injuries sustained during car accidents, slip and fall accidents and incidents of assault or violent shaking. Traumatic brain injuries sometimes involve bleeding, bruising, swelling […]

Choosing a Daycare – 14 Helpful Tips from a Child Injury Attorney

Written by Cooper & Friedman on December 15, 2015

As a parent, your child’s safety is a top priority. Infants and toddlers are at high risk for accidents, and because of this, choosing a daycare you can trust is a top priority. With a variety of options, it can be confusing to choose the best childcare facility for your child. And many of the top […]

Personal Injury Lawyer Hal Friedman Interviewed for WKYT Investigation on Special Deputies in Kentucky

Written by Cooper & Friedman on December 9, 2015

JACKSON, Ky. (WKYT) – WKYT journalists recently did a program investigating the training of special deputies in the state of Kentucky. While most of Kentucky’s law enforcement officers receive training in Richmond Kentucky at the Department of Criminal Justice Training Center, special deputies are different. They are appointed by a county sheriff and sworn into their positions. […]

6 Things You Should Do According to a Work Injury Lawyer

Written by Cooper & Friedman on November 30, 2015

Injured on the Job? 6 Things You Should Do According to a Work Injury Lawyer Millions of Americans experience serious injuries at work over the course of any given year. There are many different things that may cause an injury on the job. Falling is by far one of the most common causes of injury […]

Guardrail Safety: Facts and Tips

Written by Cooper & Friedman on November 18, 2015

Guardrails are created to ensure safety on the roadways and help vehicles that are forced off of the road to remain safe and upright. While these rails are intended for driver safety, they sometimes also become hazards for some drivers unable to maintain control of their vehicles. Guardrails become a threat to drivers when combined […]

10 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

Written by Cooper & Friedman on October 29, 2015

Depending on your career, the workplace can be quite dangerous. Thousands of employees across the U.S. are at serious risk of injury every day while on the job. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), in 2014 approximately 4,619 U.S. workers were killed on the job. This […]

What is Workers’ Compensation? By Louisville Workers Comp Lawyer

Written by Cooper & Friedman on October 26, 2015

What is Workers’ Compensation? Workers’ compensation is an insurance program paid for by employers in order to protect employees from the negative consequences of on-the-job injuries. Workers’ compensation provides employees with a variety of benefits (including medical, rehab and income) if an employee is injured while working. Though the type of insurance and injury sustained […]

What to do If You Get Pulled Over By A Police Officer

Written by Cooper & Friedman on October 19, 2015

Police officers can sometimes be intimidating, especially for drivers getting pulled over. Acting in a responsible manner and treating officers with respect will go a long way, even if you are pulled over for a minor infraction. When a police officer signals you to pull over on the side of the road, it is important that you […]

Is it Whiplash? Things You Should Know About Whiplash Injury

Written by Cooper & Friedman on October 8, 2015

It’s Monday morning and you are rushing to get to work by 8 a.m. After oversleeping and forgetting to brush your teeth, the morning is already making you want to crawl back in bed. You are one stoplight away from turning into your office parking lot, when all of the sudden your car propels forward […]

12 Types of Discrimination Prohibited by Laws

Written by Cooper & Friedman on September 30, 2015

According to, 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, […]

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