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When Can I Sue For Police Misconduct?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on January 30, 2022
Are you a victim of police brutality, wrongful arrest, or other unlawful action by law enforcement? Call us.

Police misconduct is a disturbingly common phenomenon. Around 1 in 4.7 officers are implicated for some act of misconduct in their lifetime, according to the 2010 National Police Misconduct Statistics and Reporting Project (NPMSRP). Each year, thousands of Americans face frightening, unwarranted mistreatment from police officers. Misconduct can take many forms, but, across the board, […]

Elder Abuse On The Rise During The Pandemic

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on January 20, 2022
Why is Elder Abuse Increasing During the Pandemic? Find Out Here

According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), elder abuse impacts upwards of 5 million older Americans every year. Approximately one out of 10 Americans aged 60 years and older have been the victims of some type of elder abuse, yet the vast majority of cases go unreported. In fact, according to research conducted by […]

9 Ridiculous Kentucky Laws You Should Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 19, 2021
Weird Laws in the state of Kentucky

  Since the state of Kentucky was founded in 1792, the local legislature has passed many necessary and impactful laws. However, there have been just as many truly bizarre statutes  that seem to have slipped through the cracks of time and circumstance! Keep reading to learn about 9 obscure and funny laws you never knew […]

15 Legal Terms You Should Know, According to a Personal Injury Attorney

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on July 21, 2021
Cooper and Friedman Law Firm Important Legal Terms To Know

Being able to communicate with legal terminology isn’t confined to the courtroom—many industries and environments require a working knowledge of legal terms. In fact, having a handle of these terms can give you a competitive advantage in many business environments, boosting your professionalism and know-how. No matter how many John Grisham novels you’ve read or […]

How to Apply for Unemployment in Kentucky and Indiana

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on April 3, 2020
unemployment

The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge economic impact all around the world. In places with significant social distancing measures in place, many businesses have had to shut their doors temporarily and lay off workers. In the Kentuckiana area, both food-service businesses like restaurants and bars and other public-facing businesses have seen a rise in […]

Public Assistance Programs in Kentucky: What You Need to Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on March 27, 2020
public assistance

Kentucky’s public assistance programs help individuals and families with low incomes cover basic living expenses. Programs cover food, health care, housing, financial assistance, and more. The programs that cover these areas each have their own set of requirements and, subsequently, their own application processes. Here is a look at some of the main public assistance […]

20 Courtroom Terms Everyone 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. […]

Louisville Personal Injury Law Firm, Cooper & Friedman PLLC, is Sponsoring the 14th Annual Double Bogey Invitational Fundraiser on August 12, 2017

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on July 28, 2017

Cooper & Friedman, PLLC, a personal injury law firm based in Louisville, Kentucky, is excited to announce they will be sponsoring the 14th Annual Double Bogey Invitational Golf Tournament hosted by Families for a Cure on August 12th, 2017. This year’s Invitational features two separate flights of golfers – one at 8:00 a.m. and another at 1:30 […]

5 Ways Tort Reform Proposed by Governor Matt Bevin Could Hurt Kentucky Citizens

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 30, 2016

As a result of Matt Bevin winning the vote for Governor of Kentucky, Kentuckians knew that the Commonwealth was about to experience some change. After 8 years of governing under Democrat Steve Beshear, Bevin entered office with a new agenda. Mainly, it aimed at a variety of significant changes, including tort reform. As tort law attorneys, this […]

An Overview of Construction Accidents from Work Injury Attorneys

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on October 13, 2016

With more than 650,000 construction employers and 6 million employees, this large segment of the population is responsible for contributing nearly $1 trillion to the Gross Domestic Product each year, according to the Association of General Contractors of America. This productivity generates significant economic growth. Without the construction industry, the U.S. economy would suffer and […]

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