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What Are The Most Common Types of Large Truck Accidents?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on May 23, 2022
Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky Help With Car Accidents, Truck Accidents, and Pedestrian Accidents

Sure, we all know them when we see them, but what exactly classifies a truck as “large?” In the United States, truck sizes are determined by gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), which measures the maximum loaded-weight of the truck. Using GVWR, there are 8 classes of truck, ranging from Class 1: Light Duty (0-6,000 pounds), […]

Help! If I’m Partially At-Fault, Can I Still Sue in Kentucky?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 30, 2021
Comparative Negligence Laws in Louisville, Kentucky Determine Fault in Accident

Some accidents aren’t completely black-and-white. If you’re a pedestrian, illegally jaywalking across the street, and are hit by a driver who’s texting, who’s to blame? Maybe you both are! In legal terms, this is called comparative negligence. If you’re ever involved in an accident and are partially at fault, you may wonder if you can […]

Preventing Truck Accidents

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on March 16, 2021

The average long-haul truck driver spends 60 hours per week on the road, faring fatigue, bad weather, traffic, and tight deadlines. Unfortunately, this challenging lifestyle often results in severe accidents due to the size and weight of trucks. These accidents have devastating physical and financial effects. They can completely upend the lives of surviving accident […]

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 22, 2020

Driving safely always requires a good amount of preparation and intention. During the shorter, colder days of winter, there are even more things than usual that you need to keep in mind as a driver. Here’s a look at some of our top driving tips to stay safe this winter. Before You Get on the […]

Trucking Insurance: What to Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 24, 2020

There are several kinds of insurance that commercial truck drivers and trucking companies need to consider. It can be difficult to figure out what kinds of insurance you need when there are so many offerings. Here’s an overview of some of the main kinds of insurance you should be aware of for trucking. Trucking Insurance: […]

How Has the Coronavirus Changed Our Driving Habits?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on October 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we travel. There are a few important ways we have changed our driving habits over the past several months. Let’s take a look at how the pandemic has changed driving. Less …. But More Deadly Driving Back in the beginning of the pandemic when lockdowns were in place, driving […]

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

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC 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 PLLC on May 1, 2020
teen drivers

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 PLLC 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 […]

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