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

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 21, 2020

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

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

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 with a driver’s fatality rate being 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 […]

What Does It Mean To Work On A Contingency Fee?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 14, 2020
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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 […]

What To Expect The First Time You Meet With Your Lawyer

Written by Cooper and Friedman 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 […]

Shopping For Car Insurance? The “Best” Coverage As Explained By A Car Accident Attorney

Written by Cooper and Friedman on October 29, 2019
car insurance coverage

Car insurance is a kind of insurance for vehicles, trucks, motorcycles and other legal vehicles on the road. Its main function is to provide financial security against liability in the event of an an accident or other damage-related incident to your vehicle. Your car insurance coverage is a contract between you and your insurance provider. […]

Electric Scooter Safety: Who Is At Fault When An Injury Occurs?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on September 26, 2019
electric scooter safety

Since the second half of 2017, electric scooters have been parked on street corners and available for commuters in major U.S. cities. The benefits of inner-city commuters using electric scooters to get from Point A to Point B seem endless and obvious.  Scooters, such as the popular Bird and Lime brands, are zero-emission vehicles. On […]

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