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At-Fault vs No-Fault: What’s the Difference?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on January 16, 2023
Pros and Cons of No-Fault Insurance

  If you are a driver in the state of Kentucky, you likely know by now that you either have or chose to opt out of PIP insurance coverage. What is this facet of your insurance bill? Why is it there? What does it do? Kentucky drivers have PIP insurance because Kentucky operates under what […]

Part 2: Help! My PIP Claim Was Denied! What Should I Do?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 23, 2022
What should I do if my PIP claim was denied

  If your PIP claim was denied for any of the valid reasons listed in the previous part of this two-blog series, unfortunately, insurance companies reserve the rights to deny the claim, if they have proof. But, like any other company out there, saving money isn’t always to the benefit of everyone, and your PIP […]

Part 1: Help! My PIP Claim Was Denied! Why?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 14, 2022
Can my PIP claim be denied?

What is PIP Coverage? PIP claims and coverage, or Personal Injury Protection, is a service – or rather, a right – that is offered to drivers under the Motor Vehicle Reparations Act, KRS 304.39, also known as the No-Fault Law, that came to be in 1975. Insurers are required to include some form of PIP […]

Understanding Toxic Tort: An Overview From A Personal Injury Attorney

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC 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 […]

What is a Tort Lawyer and Why is Tort Law Important?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on January 12, 2018

Is “tort law” simply “personal injury”? In context, yes. Literally, however, the word “tort” derives from the Latin “tortus,” which means wrong. A tort is the civil wrong inflicted on one person by another entity, be it person or business. A civil wrong is not quite at the level of an actual crime. This means compensation in […]

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 Tort Law?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 22, 2016

An Overview of Tort Law by Tort Law Attorneys in Louisville KY Tort law deals with the wrongful actions of an individual or entity, which causes injury or damages to another individual or an individual’s property. Tort law is based on the idea that people and companies are liable for the consequences of their actions. […]