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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.

5 Myths About Elder Abuse from Elder Abuse Attorneys

Written by Cooper & Friedman on August 5, 2016

Currently, the world’s elderly population makes up 8.5 percent of the entire population. By 2050, the U.S. Census Reports have estimated that this population will grow to 17 percent. This large increase is a result of the expansive baby boomer generation getting older over the next four decades. With the increase in the elderly population, […]

10 Terms Used to Describe Truck Accidents, from a Truck Accident Attorney

Written by Cooper & Friedman on July 27, 2016

Truck accidents can be very serious like the one that severely injured comedian Tracey Morgan and killed his friend and colleague James McNair (also known as Jimmy Mack). And the majority of deaths that happen due to truck accidents involve people traveling in passenger cars and other vehicles. If you’re ever the victim of a […]

Cooper and Friedman Sponsor Peace Fest 2016

Written by Cooper & Friedman on July 22, 2016

Last year was Louisville’s deadliest year since 1979 with a total of 84 homicides. And in July 2016, the city has already surpassed this number and the violence is increasing. In order to address this very serious issue, local activists, artists and community members are coming together to host Peace Fest 2016. Peace Fest 2016 Focuses […]

Louisville Attorney Ashley Ervin Serving on Board of Directors for C.H.O.I.C.E Inc.

Written by Cooper & Friedman on July 20, 2016

Cooper & Friedman Associate Attorney Ashley Ervin serves as board member for C.H.O.I.C.E., Inc. (Children Have Options in Choosing Experiences). This local nonprofit group was founded in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1987. C.H.O.I.C.E. Inc. works to steer local at-risk youth toward making positive life choices through guidance, counseling and mentorships with Jefferson County Public Schools. C.H.O.I.C.E. Inc. […]

What is Pregnancy Discrimination?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on July 8, 2016

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission defines pregnancy discrimination as the act of “treating a woman (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.” The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was created in 1978 to protect women from being discriminated against in any aspect of […]

Reduce Your Risk of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits with Physician Ranking Websites

Written by Cooper & Friedman on June 23, 2016

It seems like every time we turn on the news, there is some horror story involving medical malpractice lawsuits. These stories recount botched surgeries, serious medical errors and even unexpected deaths. And now researchers at Johns Hopkins are estimating that medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the United States. This means […]

Louisville Injury Lawyer Explains 5 Facts About Slip and Fall Cases You Should Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman on June 17, 2016

Slip and fall cases can affect a person’s health, professional life and quality of life. And according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, floors and flooring materials contribute directly to more than two million fall injuries every single year. With over 45 combined years of experience practicing personal injury law, Mike Cooper and Hal Friedman […]

What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE

Written by Cooper & Friedman on June 1, 2016

As personal injury attorneys serving the Louisville, Kentucky-area since 1991, we’ve seen a lot of serious and even life-threatening injuries over the years. And this includes head injuries like Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is a fast-moving, degenerative disease that occurs in individuals that have sustained a serious head injury. This disease used to […]

Louisville Injury Lawyers Explain 12 Things That May Cause Serious Injuries

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 26, 2016

Accidents and injuries happen to all of us at some point in time. While minor accidents are just a part of life, as Louisville injury lawyers, we realize how more serious accidents can literally change your life forever in a fraction of a second. As Louisville injury lawyers with decades of experience working in personal injury […]

5 Nightmare Examples of Medical Malpractice Cases

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 13, 2016

Even with current advancements in medicine, mistakes still happen. And sometimes these errors lead to life and death situations for patients. In fact, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association, as many as 225,000 men and women die each year due in part to medical mistakes, and far more suffer injuries ranging from […]

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