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Passing Bicyclists Safely and Reducing the Risk of Bicycling Accidents

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 10, 2016

Driving through busy city streets, narrow country roads and even through wide open spaces can become a dangerous place for motorists and bicyclists, but it doesn’t have to be. Motor vehicle drivers and people riding bicycles have been sharing the road for quite some time. And the popularity of bike transport for work and pleasure […]

Settling A Personal Injury Case Without Consulting With An Injury Attorney? Don’t Do It

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 5, 2016

“Should I settle my personal injury case without consulting with a personal injury lawyer?” As personal injury attorneys in Louisville, Kentucky, we get asked this question a lot. And regardless of where you live, or the unique specifics of your situation, we wholeheartedly recommend that you get help from an experienced personal injury lawyer before […]

Who Is At Highest Risk For Elderly Abuse?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on April 15, 2016

Elderly abuse is an increasingly serious problem for seniors across the U.S. This type of abuse includes: physical, sexual, emotional and psychological mistreatment. Elderly abuse also includes neglect, abandonment and financial or material exploitation. Adults aged 65 years and older represent 13 percent of the total population. And by 2050 this group will comprise about […]

What is Product Liability Law?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on April 5, 2016

Although there is not a federal law covering product liability, thousands of injuries occur each year from defective or dangerous products. And the laws covering product liability differ from ordinary injury law because the legal issues involved in unsafe products take on a different set of rules. Since there are many steps involved in manufacturing […]

Understanding Medical Malpractice – 4 Important Concepts

Written by Cooper & Friedman on March 14, 2016

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the United States, right behind heart disease and cancer. This statistic is alarming and significant, especially given that every person who is treated by some type of medical care provider is at risk. Most of […]

Dental Malpractice – Examples and an Overview

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 22, 2016

Dental malpractice is often the result of improper care or negligence by a dental surgeon. In order to file a dental malpractice lawsuit, you must have evidence that shows that you have suffered serious injuries, pain and suffering as the result of this malpractice. Many cases of dental malpractice include improper teeth extraction, errors during […]

What is Personal Injury Protection?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 4, 2016

When you get into a car accident, there may be many damages beyond just your vehicle. This includes medical expenses, lost wages, fees for rehabilitation, child care expenses and other unexpected out of pocket costs associated with the car accident. Personal Injury Protection or PIP insurance works together with your car insurance to provide additional […]

Cooper & Friedman Personal Injury Attorney Scott Wallitsch Receives “Rising Star” Award

Written by Cooper & Friedman on January 13, 2016

The Cooper and Friedman law firm in Louisville, Kentucky, is excited to announce that associate attorney Mr. Scott Wallitsch was recently selected as a Rising Star by the Super Lawyers Organization. Super Lawyers is a national organization that recognizes outstanding lawyers that have excelled in their legal careers. The Super Lawyers rating service considers candidates from more than 70 different legal […]

Understanding Time Limits in Wrongful Death Cases

Written by Cooper & Friedman on January 8, 2016

Wrongful death cases involve a person dying due to circumstances which may be unintentional or intentional. The surviving members of the victim’s family have the ability to sue for wrongful death within a certain amount of time. In order to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit, there must be the death of a human, with some […]

11 Facts About Traumatic Brain Injury

Written by Cooper & Friedman on December 20, 2015

Traumatic Brain Injury or TBI is a term used to cover a broad spectrum of issues from mild concussions to severe head injuries. This head trauma could be the result of injuries sustained during car accidents, slip and fall accidents and incidents of assault or violent shaking. Traumatic brain injuries sometimes involve bleeding, bruising, swelling […]

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