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What Can Go Wrong With A Workers Comp Case? 7 Common Mistakes You Should Try To Avoid

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on January 17, 2022
Worker's compensation mistakes you should avoid if injured at work

While most people do not hope or expect to get injured at work, sometimes it happens. In fact, according to information from by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2020, employers reported approximately 2.1 million injury cases, with 4,764 of them being fatal work injuries.  If you are injured at work, you may decide to […]

Reimagining Louisville’s Preston Corridor

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 31, 2021
Reimaging Preston Corridor in Louisville Kentucky

While you may have never heard of the “Preston Corridor,” you’ve most definitely encountered it at one point or another if you live in Louisville. This term refers to an 11-mile long stretch of road, the length of Preston Street to Preston Highway, which spans all the way from downtown Louisville to Bullitt County. Besides […]

When Can I Sue For My Child’s Sport Injury?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 7, 2021
Kids sports injuries are common

Injuries are very common in youth sports. In fact, more than 3.5 million children are injured while participating in sports or recreational activities each year!  However, under most circumstances, it’s difficult to sue for a sports-related injury. Why? In many cases, the parents sign a release on behalf of their minor child, which may or may […]

Safety Tips For Pedestrian Travel After Dark During National Pedestrian Safety Month

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on October 25, 2021
Pedestrian Accident in Louisville Kentucky? Contact These Personal Injury Attorneys

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month across the U.S. with the goal of increasing awareness about the importance of pedestrian safety and to make sure drivers remember to keep an eye out for pedestrians and cyclists every time they are operating their vehicle. Every year thousands of pedestrians are injured, many seriously, and some even […]

Help! If I’m Partially At-Fault, Can I Still Sue in Kentucky?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 30, 2021
Comparative Negligence Laws in Louisville, Kentucky Determine Fault in Accident

Some accidents aren’t completely black-and-white. If you’re a pedestrian, illegally jaywalking across the street, and are hit by a driver who’s texting, who’s to blame? Maybe you both are! In legal terms, this is called comparative negligence. If you’re ever involved in an accident and are partially at fault, you may wonder if you can […]

5 Signs You May Be In A Hostile Work Environment

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 24, 2021
Toxic Work Environment Lawyer in Louisville, Kentucky

Nobody begins a new job thinking that they’ll have to deal with a hostile workplace or toxic employer. And, unfortunately, many people don’t even realize that they’re in an inhospitable environment until it has taken a toll on their mental, physical, or financial wellbeing. That’s because it’s easy to convince yourself that your dissatisfaction at […]

Personal Injury Statutes of Limitations in Kentucky

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 27, 2021
Personal Injury Attorneys in Louisville Kentucky

Did you know that there’s a time limit for filing a lawsuit? If you don’t start the legal process within a certain span of time, you can lose the opportunity to receive any sort of compensation for your pain, injury and suffering. The amount of time you have to make your case is known as […]

How to Handle Medical Misdiagnoses

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 7, 2021
Doctor misdiagnosing patient

What is Misdiagnosis? Misdiagnosis, or failure to diagnose an illness or injury, is one of the most common errors in the medical field. Approximately 12 million Americans are misdiagnosed every year, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For most people, misdiagnoses lead to physical, financial, and psychological complications. In cases of misdiagnosis, the […]

Bicycle-Car Collisions: An Overview

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on July 28, 2021
Louisville bike accident attorney

Over 47.5 million Americans bike regularly. Whether it be for leisure, exercise, and/or transportation, biking is an increasingly popular activity, especially in the warmer months. However, as more cyclists hit the road, so does the chance of accidents. While the rate of collision with motor vehicles is still quite low, these incidences can result in […]

Common Summertime Injuries

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on May 11, 2021

As temperatures rise, it seems summertime is just around the corner. With the warmer weather comes the fun of pool parties, outdoor sports, and cookouts, but also an increased risk of injury. This rise may seem expected, with schools letting out and more people spending time outside, but most of these injuries are actually preventable. […]

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