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Boating Laws in Kentucky: How to Stay Safe on the Water

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on June 16, 2022
Boating Laws in Kentucky

Kentucky is a nature-lover’s dream. The Bluegrass State is home to countless beautiful forests, parks, and waterways worth exploring. From the scenic hiking and camping sites at Red River Gorge to the beautiful Lake Cumberland, Kentucky has a lot to offer, particularly in the way of lakes and rivers. With over 20 major waterways, those […]

What Are The Most Common Types of Large Truck Accidents?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on May 23, 2022
Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky Help With Car Accidents, Truck Accidents, and Pedestrian Accidents

Sure, we all know them when we see them, but what exactly classifies a truck as “large?” In the United States, truck sizes are determined by gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), which measures the maximum loaded-weight of the truck. Using GVWR, there are 8 classes of truck, ranging from Class 1: Light Duty (0-6,000 pounds), […]

Long Term Effects of Concussions: What You Should Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on May 12, 2022
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If you suffered a blow, fall, car accident, or some other type of injury to your head, it is possible that you may experience a concussion. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), upwards of three million people in the U.S., including children and adults, suffer from concussions every year. […]

Social Media Scams and Fraud: How Do I Avoid Them?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on April 30, 2022
Facebook and Instagram Scams

  The internet is rife with scams. People around the world lose millions of dollars each year to fraudulent entities who use ever-changing tactics to surprise, confuse, and exploit unsuspecting victims. While it’s easy to assume that elderly people are the most likely sufferers of scams, the truth is that anyone can be taken off-guard, […]

Preventing Distracted Driving: Texting and Cell Phone Usage Laws by State

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on April 21, 2022
Distracted Driving Laws vary from state to state

There is widespread agreement that cell phone usage can be extremely distracting while operating a motor vehicle. According to the United States Department of Transportation (NHTSA), over 3,100 Americans died due to accidents involving distracted driving in 2020. Many expect these numbers to continue to climb.  Distracted driving is defined as any type of activity […]

Top Workplace Injuries You Should Know About

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on March 17, 2022
Top Workplace Injuries You Should Know About

Injuries in the workplace are common. Every year thousands of people get unexpectedly injured on the job. While workplace injuries can happen in a myriad of different ways, there are some common scenarios. Based on data from the National Safety Council (NSC), the top causes of workplace injuries may account for upwards of three out […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Wrongful Death Cases

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on March 6, 2022
Five Frequently Asked Questions about Wrongful Death Legal Cases

  Wrongful death cases are cases that involve a claim against an individual or group of individuals who may be held liable for a person’s death. Wrongful death claims are brought forward via a civil action, often by family members and/or the executor of the deceased individual’s estate. Deaths that happen in a wrongful death […]

4 Product Liability Class Action Lawsuits to Watch, February 2022

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on February 14, 2022
Product Liability Class Action Lawsuits include Bayer, Monsanto, 3M Earplugs, Elmiron, and more

Plaid’s Privacy Breach Reaches Settlement Plaid Inc., a financial software company that links user’s bank accounts to apps, agreed to pay $58 million in settlements last Thursday in a significant class action lawsuit. First filed in March 2020, this lawsuit alleged that Plaid accessed user’s “private transaction history, investment history, salary information and other personal […]

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 […]

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