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Lawyers in Louisville, KY: Cooper and Friedman, PLLC

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on February 26, 2024
Cooper and Friedman Lawyers in Louisville KY

Choosing a personal lawyer that is the right fit for you and your needs can be tricky. After all, it feels like there are so many out there to choose from! Lawyers in Louisville, KY seem to be a dime-a-dozen, but not every law firm is the same. This makes research very important when looking […]

How to Choose a Good Lawyer for Your Case

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 17, 2023
5 Considerations for finding a good lawyer from Cooper and Friedman Law Office in Louisville, KY

  Finding yourself in a situation that requires legal help is a stressful thing to have have to experience, whether you be the plaintiff or the defendant, and trying to find a respectable, trustworthy lawyer that you work well with on a time frame only adds to that stress. This is especially true when your […]

Why Was I Denied Representation?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 28, 2023
Cooper and Friedman take on a wide variety of cases, so contact us today, even if your case was denied by another lawyer.

  When something bad happens and there’s a need for help in navigating through the legal sphere to get fair compensation and a successful resolution, contacting a lawyer is the first line of defense. Thoroughly researched and properly contacted, you might meet the perfect lawyer for your case who accepts you right away, but that’s […]

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 […]

Medical Malpractice Laws in Kentucky – An Overview

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 4, 2022
What you need to know about medical malpractice laws in Kentucky

When under the care of a healthcare professional, no one expects to fall into harm’s way. However, according to a 2016 study out of John Hopkins University, over 250,000 Americans die every year as a result of medical error. Considering this statistic, you may be left wondering how justice is achieved in these situations. Typically, […]

When Can I Sue For My Child’s Sport Injury?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 7, 2021
Kids sports injuries are common

Injuries are very common in youth sports. In fact, more than 3.5 million children are injured while participating in sports or recreational activities each year!  However, under most circumstances, it’s difficult to sue for a sports-related injury. Why? In many cases, the parents sign a release on behalf of their minor child, which may or may […]

How to Handle Medical Misdiagnoses

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 7, 2021
Doctor misdiagnosing patient

What is Misdiagnosis? Misdiagnosis, or failure to diagnose an illness or injury, is one of the most common errors in the medical field. Approximately 12 million Americans are misdiagnosed every year, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For most people, misdiagnoses lead to physical, financial, and psychological complications. In cases of misdiagnosis, the […]

Emergency Room Malpractice

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on June 23, 2021

Emergency rooms (ERs) are fast-paced, high-pressure spaces. Medical staff have to handle a constant influx of new patients, suffering from every type of illness and injury, from relatively minor to life-threatening. Emergency room malpractice is a legitimate concern for patients. Unfortunately, the ER environment heightens the risk of medical mistakes and malpractice; studies have shown […]

Common Medical Errors in Hospitals

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on May 8, 2020
medical errors

Hospitals are places where people go to recover. Patients place their trust and life in the hands of medical professionals hoping to overcome their illness. While medical experts do their best to help patients, they aren’t infallible, and medical errors do occur. Sometimes they slip up and make mistakes or misdiagnose people, which can lead […]

What To Expect The First Time You Meet With Your Lawyer

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 28, 2019
what to expect

Today many lawyers offer free consultations. You can book an appointment and speak with a professional about your case for some time. This is an important meeting because you have the time to assess the lawyer and determine whether they’re the right fit for you. A lawyer can make or break a case, so hiring […]