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At-Fault vs No-Fault: What’s the Difference?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on January 16, 2023
Pros and Cons of No-Fault Insurance

  If you are a driver in the state of Kentucky, you likely know by now that you either have or chose to opt out of PIP insurance coverage. What is this facet of your insurance bill? Why is it there? What does it do? Kentucky drivers have PIP insurance because Kentucky operates under what […]

Elder Abuse During the Holidays

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 22, 2022
Senior abuse during the holidays lawyers in Louisville, ky

It might come as a surprise to some that the months around the holidays are when elders are more susceptible than ever to senior abuse. Abuse can come in many forms and happen to anyone – sometimes the victim can even be unaware that they’re suffering abuse, because not every form is as apparent as […]

What To Do: Unlawful Search and Seizure and Unlawful Arrests during Traffic Stops

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 6, 2022
What to do in case of illegal search and seizure or unlawful arrest

  You may have witnessed the rise in videos from portable cameras like GoPros or dash cams on police interactions and misconduct, especially with the popularity of social sharing sites like TikTok and Instagram. Having video evidence is a great way to protect yourself from crimes such as insurance fraud, theft, and property damage, but […]

Part 2: Help! My PIP Claim Was Denied! What Should I Do?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 23, 2022
What should I do if my PIP claim was denied

  If your PIP claim was denied for any of the valid reasons listed in the previous part of this two-blog series, unfortunately, insurance companies reserve the rights to deny the claim, if they have proof. But, like any other company out there, saving money isn’t always to the benefit of everyone, and your PIP […]

Part 1: Help! My PIP Claim Was Denied! Why?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 14, 2022
Can my PIP claim be denied?

What is PIP Coverage? PIP claims and coverage, or Personal Injury Protection, is a service – or rather, a right – that is offered to drivers under the Motor Vehicle Reparations Act, KRS 304.39, also known as the No-Fault Law, that came to be in 1975. Insurers are required to include some form of PIP […]

Title IX For Students: Section D, Sexual Harassment

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on October 19, 2022
Title IX discrimination law Section D on Sexual Harassment in educational institutions

In the final installment of the Title IX For Students blog series, sexual harassment is the main point of discussion. While the actual Title IX document has limited information on this facet of discrimination based on sex, there was previously a comprehensive guide dedicated to defining, outlining, and discussing the details of sexual harassment published […]

The Top Causes for Boating Accidents

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 26, 2022
What should I do if I get into a boating accident?

  When you get out on the water – whether that be a personal pond, a lake, a reservoir, an ocean, a sea, a river, etc. – no one ever wants to think about the risks we take as we do so, and the high possibility of boating accidents. After all, taking one last romp […]

Can I Sue A Veterinarian for Medical Malpractice?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 14, 2022
Can I sue for veterinary medical malpractice?

  The loss or injury of an animal or pet can certainly be a heartbreaking and frustrating ordeal when it comes to veterinary medical malpractice. It’s not something you ever want to have to face, or even think about – but what actually happens if you suspect your veterinarian has violated medical laws and committed medical […]

5 Louisville Pedestrian Laws You May Not Have Known About

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 5, 2022
5 Pedestrian Laws you May Not Have Known About

Having pedestrians and vehicles within the same close vicinity is always a risk. Sometimes, there are accidents, there is road rage, there are bad decisions made from both ends, and someone ends up injured. In Louisville, there have been plenty of road accidents between vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians – but you don’t have to be […]

Kentucky Laws Taking Effect in July 2022

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on July 22, 2022
Kentucky Laws Taking Effect in July 2022

To follow the law, you need to know and understand the law. Sometimes, this is more easily said than done, especially when considering the high number of new laws passed each year. Just this year the Kentucky General Assembly passed 234 bills, many of which have recently taken effect on July 14th.  These new laws […]