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Wrongful Death Law in Kentucky

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC 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 […]

7 Legal Concepts to Know for Personal Injury Cases

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 8, 2018
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As every personal injury case is unique, there are a broad range of legal concepts that can be applied given the circumstances. A personal injury case is one where an individual suffers as a result of the negligence or harmful intent of another. Damages awarded from personal injury cases can help one and or their […]

Understanding Toxic Tort: An Overview From A Personal Injury Attorney

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC 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 […]

Understanding Premises Liability Law – An Overview

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC 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 […]

Soil Contamination in the United States: Recent News

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on April 18, 2017

An industrialized society can also mean a contaminated one. The massive acceptance of industrialization in the United States has in turn led to increased levels of pollution. Soil contamination is a form of land degradation caused by human-made chemicals. These chemicals are unnatural to the land. They can have many adverse effects not only on […]

Kentucky Environmental Contamination: 10 Environmental Toxins You Should Know About

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 12, 2016

Environmental contamination is a serious issue across the U.S. Toxic chemicals put people and animals at great risk for serious health problems. Environmental toxins are thought to contribute to serious increased rates of cancer, organ failure, developmental problems, and much more. In the State of Kentucky, the Energy and Environment Cabinet includes three departments that work together […]

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