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Semi Truck Facts & Accident Fatalities

Written by Cooper and Friedman on May 14, 2019

Most passenger vehicle drivers tend to get a little nervous when driving in the vicinity of a large tractor trailer. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute, large trucks actually have a much lower crash rate than passenger cars. However, when an accident involving a semi truck does occur, […]

Wrongful Death Law in Kentucky

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 6, 2018

What is a Wrongful Death? A wrongful death is one that is the result of another’s negligence or intent to cause harm. Wrongful deaths are usually at the hand of medical malpractice, motorized vehicle accidents, a crime, or an unsafe product or workplace. Kentucky’s Wrongful Death Laws In the State of Kentucky, the victim’s family […]

7 Legal Concepts to Know for Personal Injury Cases

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 8, 2018
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As every personal injury case is unique, there are a broad range of legal concepts that can be applied given the circumstances. A personal injury case is one where an individual suffers as a result of the negligence or harmful intent of another. Damages awarded from personal injury cases can help one and or their […]

Understanding Toxic Tort: An Overview From A Personal Injury Attorney

Written by Cooper and Friedman on August 27, 2018

Torts are civil wrongdoings that lead to personal injury. A toxic tort is a civil wrong doing that resulted in an injury because one was exposed to a toxic substance. Tort law is designed to hold individuals and corporate industries responsible for the consequences of their actions whether intentional or not. The aftermath of exposure […]

Defective Product Injuries – 5 Cases

Written by Cooper and Friedman on April 26, 2018

Defective Product Injuries and Legal Theories When a company sells a defective product that is the cause of a serious injury, that company deserves to be held responsible for damage caused.  Whether you were injured by an item you bought yourself or it was something you were required to use on the job, you may […]

Self-Driving Cars & Insurance: What You Need to Know

Written by Cooper and Friedman on August 15, 2017

Self-driving cars were once merely a concept of the future. Now they seem much closer to reality with companies like Tesla, Toyota, and Lexus constructing models and test driving them. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety predicts that by 2025 there will be 3.5 million self-driving vehicles on the road. By 2030? 4.5 million. There […]

Vehicle-Related Product Recalls: An Overview

Written by Cooper and Friedman on July 18, 2017

Product recalls occur every day. Most product recalls are related to contaminated foods or children’s products that pose a threat; however, vehicle-related product recalls are becoming more and more common. According to the DOT’s NHTSA, around 30,000 lives were lost on highways across the United States in 2009. Most deaths were the result of collisions; […]

An Overview of Major Product Recalls in 2016

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on March 8, 2017

While 2016 brought a lot of change to the country, one thing that is consistent year after year: product recalls. In 2015, food products and pharmaceuticals topped the list of recalls, but this past year furniture, baby products, and car parts were the front runners of major product recalls. As product liability attorneys serving people […]

5 Ways Tort Reform Proposed by Governor Matt Bevin Could Hurt Kentucky Citizens

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 30, 2016

As a result of Matt Bevin winning the vote for Governor of Kentucky, Kentuckians knew that the Commonwealth was about to experience some change. After 8 years of governing under Democrat Steve Beshear, Bevin entered office with a new agenda. Mainly, it aimed at a variety of significant changes, including tort reform. As tort law attorneys, this […]

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 […]

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