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Motorcycle Accidents – Facts and Safety Tips

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 12, 2017

People are choosing to ride motorcycles now more than ever for a wide variety of reasons. Many people enjoy the exhilarating experience of being behind the wheel of a motorcycle. Others choose to ride them because they can be a much more affordable mode of transportation. However, fast, fuel efficient, motorized bikes come with increased […]

10 Major Actions That Contribute to Distracted Driving from Car Accident Attorneys

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 19, 2016

Driving is a major part of everyday life for most people. In fact, it’s so natural that we rarely think of the potential dangers that exist when we get behind the wheel. As car accident attorneys in Louisville, Kentucky, we’re well aware that there are different factors that cause a car accident. And distracted driving is […]

Talking with Teens About Texting and Driving

Written by Cooper & Friedman on September 28, 2016

For many Kentucky teens, their 16th birthday is the most coveted and special day of their future. This is the day where teens are legally eligible to take the permit test. This is a major step towards obtaining a driver’s license. The permit test consists of 40 questions.  Thirty of these questions concern rules of the road and […]

Truck Accident Safety: Roadside Inspections

Written by Cooper & Friedman on August 23, 2016

Truck accident safety is a serious concern for passengers and drivers alike. Large trucks were involved in more than 3,660 deaths that occurred last year on the United States roadways, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Trucks weigh 20 to 30 times as much as typical passenger cars, making smaller vehicles larger targets […]

Shopping for Car Insurance in Kentucky? Five Things You Should Know from KY Car Accident Attorneys

Written by Cooper & Friedman on August 19, 2016

Regardless of where you live, every state in the U.S. requires drivers to purchase car insurance. While the type of coverage may vary state-to-state, this initiative, which started in its most simple form back in 1927, is focused on reducing the number of uninsured drivers across the country. As Louisville car accident attorneys practicing throughout […]

Passing Bicyclists Safely and Reducing the Risk of Bicycling Accidents

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 10, 2016

Driving through busy city streets, narrow country roads and even through wide open spaces can become a dangerous place for motorists and bicyclists, but it doesn’t have to be. Motor vehicle drivers and people riding bicycles have been sharing the road for quite some time. And the popularity of bike transport for work and pleasure […]

Increasing Safety for Teen Drivers

Written by Cooper & Friedman on March 21, 2016

As a parent, there may be nothing scarier than seeing your child behind the wheel of a vehicle for the first time. This is understandable given the obvious risks involved in operating a 2,000 pound machine on the open road. And according to the National Safety Council, 50% of all teen drivers are involved in […]

Winter Driving Tips from a Car Accident Attorney

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 10, 2016

With the temperatures dropping, and an increased likelihood of snow, comes hazardous driving conditions. Snow, ice and sleet on the roads reduce friction making safe driving more difficult and winter driving tips more important. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, every year nearly one out of four vehicle crashes categorized as […]

What is Personal Injury Protection?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 4, 2016

When you get into a car accident, there may be many damages beyond just your vehicle. This includes medical expenses, lost wages, fees for rehabilitation, child care expenses and other unexpected out of pocket costs associated with the car accident. Personal Injury Protection or PIP insurance works together with your car insurance to provide additional […]

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 […]

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