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Coronavirus Scams

Written by Cooper & Friedman on June 18, 2020

COVID-19 has brought countries across the globe to a near stand-still but it hasn’t stopped enterprising scammers and criminals. They have found new and innovative ways to take advantage of people using the pandemic. You should always be aware of these kinds of coronavirus scams and how to avoid them. Bottom line – if anything […]

Common Medical Errors in Hospitals

Written by Cooper & Friedman 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 […]

Teen Drivers: 7 Things Every Parent Should Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 1, 2020
teen drivers

Teen drivers have more freedom and a safe mode of transportation when they want to go out or have fun with friends. Giving teens access to a car can definitely help them in many ways. Unfortunately, this newfound independence also comes with a lot of risks. According to CDC data on car accidents, around 2,364 […]

Worker’s Comp in the State of Indiana – Understanding Your Rights & Coverage

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 21, 2020
worker's comp

Getting injured on a job can have a significant impact on your life, especially if the injury is permanent. Treatment and recovery can be challenging, emotionally draining, and expensive. Fortunately, most companies in the State of Indiana are legally required to offer Worker’s Compensation. Employees need to understand the full extent of their rights, coverage, […]

Why is Elder Abuse So Common?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 14, 2020
elder abuse

According to NCOA, one in 10 Americans has experienced elder abuse. This means millions of individuals over the age of sixty have faced this injustice. Only a small number of these cases are reported to authorities. As personal injury attorneys with decades of experience practicing in the State of Kentucky and in Southern Indiana, we’ve […]

What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 7, 2020
car accident

Most people don’t come out of a car accident unscathed. Physical injuries, mental trauma, or property damage can cause pain and financial problems. A personal injury attorney can file a lawsuit against the liable party and help you gain some compensation. The money from the case can be used to pay for medical bills and […]

Why Are Trucking Accidents So Common?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 21, 2020
trucking accidents

Trucking is a very dangerous job. It is listed as one of the ten deadliest professions. Driver’s fatality rates are more than six times the national average. However, this profession isn’t just risky for people inside a truck, but also individuals around it. Back in 2014, 3,660 accident-related deaths involved a collision with a big […]

What Does It Mean To Work On A Contingency Fee?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 14, 2020
contingency fee

All attorneys charge fees unless they are representing a client for free – generally referred to as “pro bono.”  This means you need to pay for services rendered as per your agreement with a lawyer. Most personal injury attorneys work on something called a contingency fee basis. This is typically based on a percentage of […]

An Overview of Post Concussion Syndrome

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 7, 2020
post concussion syndrome

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that usually occurs when a person receives a head blow. It can also happen due to violent shaking caused by accidents. For example, if a car decelerates sharply as it slams against a tree, people inside can receive a concussion as a result of it. In most […]

How Long Do Personal Injury Cases Take To Be Completed?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 30, 2019
personal injury cases

A personal injury case generally takes anywhere between one and two years. Several factors influence this timeline, so accurately predicting how much time your case will take is difficult. A complicated case may require more than a year, while a straightforward one may be wrapped up in a matter of months. You must discuss the […]

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