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Defensive Driving: Avoiding Accidents Behind the Wheel

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on June 20, 2022
Defensive Driving

No one wants to be in a car wreck. In 2020, these dangerous and costly collisions claimed 780 lives in Kentucky alone. Even in the best-case scenario, where no one is injured, a wreck can cause significant property damage and leave you with higher insurance rates. Luckily, a skilled and knowledgeable driver can often avoid […]

What Are The Most Common Types of Large Truck Accidents?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on May 23, 2022
Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky Help With Car Accidents, Truck Accidents, and Pedestrian Accidents

Sure, we all know them when we see them, but what exactly classifies a truck as “large?” In the United States, truck sizes are determined by gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), which measures the maximum loaded-weight of the truck. Using GVWR, there are 8 classes of truck, ranging from Class 1: Light Duty (0-6,000 pounds), […]

Preventing Distracted Driving: Texting and Cell Phone Usage Laws by State

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on April 21, 2022
Distracted Driving Laws vary from state to state

There is widespread agreement that cell phone usage can be extremely distracting while operating a motor vehicle. According to the United States Department of Transportation (NHTSA), over 3,100 Americans died due to accidents involving distracted driving in 2020. Many expect these numbers to continue to climb.  Distracted driving is defined as any type of activity […]

A Car Accident Attorney Offers 10 Tips for Safer Long Distance Car Travel

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on February 28, 2022
Car Accidents are common. Learn how to drive safer on our blog

While car-based vacation travel has always been a popular American past time, the Covid-19 pandemic has served to magnify this trend. Fewer people are choosing air travel for destinations they can drive to, even if it means a more extended road trip. Many people are concerned about the safety of air travel and Covid-19, opting […]

6 Signs of A Spinal Cord Injury Caused By A Car Accident

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on February 23, 2022
Spinal Cord Injury? Call an Experienced Attorney in Louisville

Approximately 18,000 people in the U.S. suffered from some type of spinal cord injury in 2020, according to data from the National Spinal Cord Injury Center (NSCSC). While every human is at risk of some type of spinal cord injury, based on 2015 data, approximately 78% of new spinal cord injury cases happened to men.  […]

Reimagining Louisville’s Preston Corridor

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 31, 2021
Reimaging Preston Corridor in Louisville Kentucky

While you may have never heard of the “Preston Corridor,” you’ve most definitely encountered it at one point or another if you live in Louisville. This term refers to an 11-mile long stretch of road, the length of Preston Street to Preston Highway, which spans all the way from downtown Louisville to Bullitt County. Besides […]

Safety Tips For Pedestrian Travel After Dark During National Pedestrian Safety Month

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on October 25, 2021
Pedestrian Accident in Louisville Kentucky? Contact These Personal Injury Attorneys

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month across the U.S. with the goal of increasing awareness about the importance of pedestrian safety and to make sure drivers remember to keep an eye out for pedestrians and cyclists every time they are operating their vehicle. Every year thousands of pedestrians are injured, many seriously, and some even […]

Help! If I’m Partially At-Fault, Can I Still Sue in Kentucky?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 30, 2021
Comparative Negligence Laws in Louisville, Kentucky Determine Fault in Accident

Some accidents aren’t completely black-and-white. If you’re a pedestrian, illegally jaywalking across the street, and are hit by a driver who’s texting, who’s to blame? Maybe you both are! In legal terms, this is called comparative negligence. If you’re ever involved in an accident and are partially at fault, you may wonder if you can […]

Pedestrian Safety in Back to School Season

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 12, 2021
Pedestrian safety in back to school season is very important

We’re all familiar with the excitement and change that the beginning of a new school year brings. Early mornings, after-school sports and late nights of homework affect the daily routines and circadian rhythms of disgruntled parents and their kids, everywhere. If you have a child going back to school this fall, it’s important to educate […]

Bicycle-Car Collisions: An Overview

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on July 28, 2021
Louisville bike accident attorney

Over 47.5 million Americans bike regularly. Whether it be for leisure, exercise, and/or transportation, biking is an increasingly popular activity, especially in the warmer months. However, as more cyclists hit the road, so does the chance of accidents. While the rate of collision with motor vehicles is still quite low, these incidences can result in […]

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