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Here Are 10 Things You Need to Do Following a Car Wreck

Written by Cooper & Friedman on August 6, 2020

Approximately 4.4 million Americans were injured from car accidents in 2019, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). While this is a 2% decrease over the previous year, this is still a startling number of people. Sadly, the NSC reported that 38,800 people lost their lives as a result of vehicle accidents in that same […]

Teen Drivers: 7 Things Every Parent Should Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 1, 2020
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Teen drivers have more freedom and a safe mode of transportation when they want to go out or have fun with friends. Giving teens access to a car can definitely help them in many ways. Unfortunately, this newfound independence also comes with a lot of risks. According to CDC data on car accidents, around 2,364 […]

What Factors Impact Car Insurance Rates?

Written by Cooper & Friedman on March 13, 2020

When you see car insurance rates, the quotes you receive are based on a range of factors. Some of these are things you have some control over and some aren’t. This means that the cost of identical coverage for one person might be completely different for someone else. Here are some factors you should know […]

What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 7, 2020
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Most people don’t come out of a car accident unscathed. Physical injuries, mental trauma, or property damage can cause pain and financial problems. A personal injury attorney can file a lawsuit against the liable party and help you gain some compensation. The money from the case can be used to pay for medical bills and […]

Why Are Trucking Accidents So Common?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 21, 2020
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Trucking is a very dangerous job. It is listed as one of the ten deadliest professions. Driver’s fatality rates are more than six times the national average. However, this profession isn’t just risky for people inside a truck, but also individuals around it. Back in 2014, 3,660 accident-related deaths involved a collision with a big […]

An Overview of OSHA Regulations for Trucking Companies

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 17, 2019
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OSHA stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and it was established in December 1970 by Richard Nixon. It is a part of the United States Department of Labor and aims to prevent work-related illnesses, injuries, or fatalities. It provides guidelines for businesses, helping create a safer environment for all employees. This establishment influences all […]

Shopping For Car Insurance? The “Best” Coverage As Explained By A Car Accident Attorney

Written by Cooper and Friedman on October 29, 2019
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Car insurance is a kind of insurance for vehicles, trucks, motorcycles and other legal vehicles on the road. Its main function is to provide financial security against liability in the event of an an accident or other damage-related incident to your vehicle. Your car insurance coverage is a contract between you and your insurance provider. […]

Share the Road: Considering Motorcycle Riders When Traveling

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 27, 2019

Driving is dangerous regardless of how good of a driver you are. There are thousands of small factors that aren’t considered when driving that have the potential to cause a serious accident. From spots of black ice when temperatures are below freezing to debris in the road from an overly full dump truck, the hazards […]

How Buses Have Changed Since the Carrollton Bus Crash of 1988

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on August 5, 2019

The Carrollton bus crash of 1988 was one of the most tragic vehicular collisions to occur in the 20th century. On the evening of May 14th, a school bus transporting 67 people, both children and adults, was hit head-on by a drunk driver traveling the wrong direction on Interstate 71. 27 people lost their lives […]

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