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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 […]

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

Written by Cooper and Friedman 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. […]

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