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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.

Most Common Questions Retaliation Attorneys Hear

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 1, 2018

More often than not, those who have been harassed or discriminated against in the workplace don’t come forward out of fear of their employer retaliating. Retaliation occurs whenever an employer takes action against an employee or applicant in order to prevent them from engaging in a protected activity. Retaliation is often also a prevalent form […]

Discrimination Against People with Disabilities – Examples from Real Legal Cases

Written by Cooper and Friedman on October 16, 2018

Disability discrimination occurs when an employer unfavorably treats a qualified employee or applicant as a result of an impairment that they may have. Both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) prohibit discrimination on the basis of a disability. The EEOC defines a disability as “a physical or mental […]

What Is A Hostile Work Environment? 10 Signs Your Workplace Is Not Good For You

Written by Cooper and Friedman on October 9, 2018

In an ideal world, everyone would love their job and going to work Monday through Friday. In a normal world, everyone should enjoy going to their job most of the time. However, that isn’t always the case. Some people dread their job because of their employer or, more often, a hostile work environment. But what […]

The Most Common Types of Plastic Surgery

Written by Cooper and Friedman on September 20, 2018

Cosmetic plastic surgery has seen a rise as of late, with 17.5 million surgical and minimally invasive procedures performed in the U.S. last year alone. The following are the most popular procedures according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Most Common Plastic Surgeries Breast Augmentations can increase breast size, correct unevenness, and or make adjustments […]

Understanding Housing Discrimination – What It Is & What You Can Do About It

Written by Cooper and Friedman on September 14, 2018

While everyone has a basic need for housing, many disadvantaged groups are still struggling to gain equal access to it. Property owners, property managers, developers, real estate agents, mortgage lenders, homeowners’ associations, financial institutions, and even insurance providers can affect housing opportunities for many. For applicants or tenants seeking assistance with finding or residing in […]

Understanding Toxic Tort: An Overview From A Personal Injury Attorney

Written by Cooper and Friedman on August 27, 2018

Torts are civil wrongdoings that lead to personal injury. A toxic tort is a civil wrong doing that resulted in an injury because one was exposed to a toxic substance. Tort law is designed to hold individuals and corporate industries responsible for the consequences of their actions whether intentional or not. The aftermath of exposure […]

3 Unbelievable Wrongful Termination Cases

Written by Cooper and Friedman on August 13, 2018

Being fired can be heartbreaking, inconvenient, and anger inducing. It can also be unfair and biased in which case it is called wrongful termination. In states like Kentucky and Indiana, neither the employer nor the employee enters a contract with, or holds any obligation to, the other. Kentucky and Indiana are both “at-will” states for […]

Job Interview Questions That Are Legal and Illegal To Ask

Written by Cooper and Friedman on August 8, 2018

When looking to fill a vacant position, employers often rely on the job interview to help determine the winning candidate. Resumes and cover letters can only convey so much. Employers want to get to know candidates prior to hiring them and that is where the job interview factors in. There are multiple ways to go […]

Understanding the Facts of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Written by Cooper and Friedman on July 26, 2018

Sexual harassment in the workplace encompasses any unwanted sexual behavior that interferes with an individual’s employment. Any advance (verbal or physical) as well as an exchange for sexual favors, that is unwelcome and takes place at work, is considered sexual harassment. Sexual harassment on the job is prevalent in many service-based industries where employees rely […]

Bus Accident Statistics and FAQs from an Accident Attorney

Written by Cooper and Friedman on July 16, 2018

Everyday thousands of buses carry people to and from school, work, and even across the country. Buses are an affordable and environmentally friendly transportation method. Thus they are becoming an increasingly popular choice of travel within the U.S. However, when a bus accident occurs, it often results in numerous injuries, fatalities and property damage. Both […]

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