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20 Terms You May Hear in the Courtroom and Should Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 15, 2019

Appearing in court, as a defendant or plaintiff, can be stressful. This situation can be made even more stressful when you aren’t clear on what is being discussed. The legal system and court appearances are riddled with legal jargon. Not being aware of what certain courtroom terminology means can make an appearance even more difficult. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Understanding Premises Liability Law – An Overview

Written by Cooper and Friedman on July 5, 2018
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Premise liability law is a legal concept used in personal injury cases to determine who is liable for an injury that occurred on a particular premise. If a property owner failed to use reasonable care, and an injury was sustained by a visitor, they may be held liable for compensation. Depending on the case, the […]

Understanding What Wrongful Termination Is – And What it Isn’t

Written by Cooper and Friedman on June 25, 2018

As an employee, it’s always a good idea to fully understand your legal rights as well as what is and isn’t allowed at work. While there are many public policies set in place to protect an employee from being discriminated against, both Kentucky & Indiana are at-will states. This means that unless an employee is […]

Louisville Accident Attorney Explains Pedestrian Accidents Every Parent Should Know

Written by Cooper and Friedman on June 14, 2018

It’s every parent’s goal to keep their children safe. However, at some point during the day, everyone is a pedestrian and at risk for being involved in a traffic accident. According to a report conducted by the Governors Highway Safety Association, approximately 5,984 pedestrians were killed in 2017. This represents a trending increase that is […]

Why Do Workers’ Compensation Clients Hire A Workers’ Comp Lawyer?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on June 5, 2018

Workers’ compensation provides workers benefits if they have an injury or illness that has occurred on the job because of work related circumstances. Most workers who have sustained a work related injury or occupational disease have the right to seek compensation. This compensation can either be a financial and or medical reimbursement from their employer. […]

How Retaliation Attorneys Prove Your Employer Wronged You

Written by Cooper and Friedman on May 28, 2018

If you experience or report discrimination or harassment in the workplace, you are legally protected from retaliation from your employer. However, just because it is illegal does not stop someone from doing it. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, about a third of discrimination charges in the workplace involve a retaliation claim. When you file […]

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