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Injured In An Accident? Here Are 4 Things You Shouldn’t Do On Social Media

Written by Cooper & Friedman on October 20, 2020

When injured in an accident, the first thing you want to do is update your family or friends. Due to the accessibility and ease of communication on social media, jumping on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Snapchat to share details about your experience may seem like the best idea at the time. You’ll surely get fast […]

Do I Need a Lawyer for My Workplace Injury Case?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on October 13, 2020

If you are the unfortunate victim of a workplace injury, you may find that state worker’s compensation laws make suing seem unnecessary or difficult. The idea behind these laws is that the employer’s insurance will pay for all injuries sustained, but the employee will not be allowed to sue. This tradeoff may be acceptable for […]

9 Things You Have to Do If You Suffered a Slip and Fall Injury

Written by Cooper & Friedman on September 3, 2020

“It happened so quickly.” How often have you heard that? One minute you are upright and the next you are on the ground. A slip and fall injury can be jarring and disorienting as they often happen unexpectedly in the blink of an eye. Unfortunately each year thousands of people across the U.S. get hurt […]

Road Cycling Safety

Written by Cooper & Friedman on July 23, 2020
a person cycling in a city

Road cycling can be a great way to get some exercise, explore a city, or commute. However, it can be dangerous as well, especially when sharing the road with cars. In 2018, there were 857 road deaths in the United States, a 6% increase from 2017. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do […]

Employee Rights Regarding Protection During COVID-19

Written by Cooper & Friedman on July 16, 2020

The Covid-19 outbreak has instigated unprecedented difficulties for workplaces all over the world. Hundreds of companies have been forced to lay off workers and unemployment is at a record high. Many employees are trying to both provide for their families and stay safe. In response, governments have passed a number of new acts have to […]

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
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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
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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 […]

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