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7 Facts You Should Know About Elder Abuse

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 20, 2018
Elder Abuse

It can be difficult to entrust others with the care of a loved one. How do you ensure that they are being properly treated? All too often, the elderly are not able to speak up for themselves. Instead, they depend on the care of others whether it be professional caregivers or family members. While most […]

Wrongful Death Law in Kentucky

Written by Cooper and Friedman 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 […]

Understanding No Fault Personal Injury Coverage in Kentucky

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 29, 2018

What is No Fault Personal Injury Coverage? No fault personal injury coverage pertains to a specific portion of one’s auto insurance policy. Kentucky is one of 12 states that has a no fault insurance system and car accident policy. This means that every licensed Kentucky driver except for motorcyclists, is required to have what is […]

7 Legal Concepts to Know for Personal Injury Cases

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 8, 2018
car accident attorney

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 and Friedman 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 […]

Bus Accident Statistics and FAQs from an Accident Attorney

Written by Cooper and Friedman on July 16, 2018

Everyday thousands of buses carry people to and from school, work, and even across the country. Buses are an affordable and environmentally friendly transportation method. Thus they are becoming an increasingly popular choice of travel within the U.S. However, when a bus accident occurs, it often results in numerous injuries, fatalities and property damage. Both […]

Understanding Premises Liability Law – An Overview

Written by Cooper and Friedman on July 5, 2018
slip and fall injuries

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 […]

Louisville Accident Attorney Explains Pedestrian Accidents Every Parent Should Know

Written by Cooper and Friedman on June 14, 2018

It’s every parent’s goal to keep their children safe. However, at some point during the day, everyone is a pedestrian and at risk for being involved in a traffic accident. According to a report conducted by the Governors Highway Safety Association, approximately 5,984 pedestrians were killed in 2017. This represents a trending increase that is […]

Motorcycle Safety: 10 Important Facts to Know from a Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Written by Cooper and Friedman on May 18, 2018

Warm weather is just around the corner and people will be out on the road riding their motorcycles in no time. It seems like the perfect time to go over the facts and figures that can help keep motorcycle enthusiasts safe while riding. Even if you prefer a vehicle with four wheels, it’s everybody’s responsibility […]

Common Causes of Burn Injury Cases

Written by Cooper and Friedman on May 7, 2018

Types of Burn Injuries A burn is an injury where a person’s flesh, tissue, or skin is damaged by heat, electric shock, chemicals, or radiation. Burn injuries are extremely painful and can lead to scarring and nerve damage. Treatment for severe burns often includes excision, skin grafts, and physical therapy. All of these treatments mean […]

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