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Shopping For Car Insurance? The “Best” Coverage As Explained By A Car Accident Attorney

Written by Cooper and Friedman on October 29, 2019
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Car insurance is a kind of insurance for vehicles, trucks, motorcycles and other legal vehicles on the road. Its main function is to provide financial security against liability in the event of an an accident or other damage-related incident to your vehicle. Your car insurance coverage is a contract between you and your insurance provider. […]

Livestock Liability: What Responsibility You Have Over Your Live Property

Written by Cooper and Friedman on September 10, 2019
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With over 77,000 farms in the state of Kentucky, a fair amount of the state’s population is made up of farmers. And, as the state with the largest amount of beef cattle east of the Mississippi, a lot of the farmers in Kentucky manage livestock. While there are a couple of statutes in Kentucky that […]

Share the Road: Considering Motorcycle Riders When Traveling

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 27, 2019

Driving is dangerous regardless of how good of a driver you are. There are thousands of small factors that aren’t considered when driving that have the potential to cause a serious accident. From spots of black ice when temperatures are below freezing to debris in the road from an overly full dump truck, the hazards […]

How Buses Have Changed Since the Carrollton Bus Crash of 1988

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 5, 2019

The Carrollton bus crash of 1988 was one of the most tragic vehicular collisions to occur in the 20th century. On the evening of May 14th, a school bus transporting 67 people, both children and adults, was hit head-on by a drunk driver traveling the wrong direction on Interstate 71. 27 people lost their lives […]

How Your Chance of a Car Accident Increases in Inclement Weather

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on July 5, 2019

Driving in even the best weather comes with its own risks. Drivers must stay alert while operating a vehicle and be aware of surrounding drivers and possible obstructions. Unfortunately, even when a driver is doing the best they can to safely get their vehicle from Point A to Point B, accidents can happen. The most […]

Semi Truck Facts & Accident Fatalities

Written by Cooper and Friedman on May 14, 2019

Most passenger vehicle drivers tend to get a little nervous when driving in the vicinity of a large tractor trailer. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute, large trucks actually have a much lower crash rate than passenger cars. However, when an accident involving a semi truck does occur, […]

Car Accident Statistics and FAQs

Written by Cooper and Friedman on March 26, 2019

Given that the main mode of transportation in the United States is a motor vehicle, it’s important for drivers to stay informed of the latest car accident statistics. Understanding the many factors that contribute to crashes as well as the effectiveness of safety precautions can help those on the road make better decisions. Louisville, Kentucky […]

Wrongful Death Law in Kentucky

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 6, 2018

What is a Wrongful Death? A wrongful death is one that is the result of another’s negligence or intent to cause harm. Wrongful deaths are usually at the hand of medical malpractice, motorized vehicle accidents, a crime, or an unsafe product or workplace. Kentucky’s Wrongful Death Laws In the State of Kentucky, the victim’s family […]

Understanding No Fault Personal Injury Coverage in Kentucky

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 29, 2018

What is No Fault Personal Injury Coverage? No fault personal injury coverage pertains to a specific portion of one’s auto insurance policy. Kentucky is one of 12 states that has a no fault insurance system and car accident policy. This means that every licensed Kentucky driver except for motorcyclists, is required to have what is […]

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