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What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident

Written by Cooper & Friedman on February 7, 2020

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 with a driver’s fatality rate being 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Understanding No Fault Personal Injury Coverage in Kentucky

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 29, 2018

What is No Fault Personal Injury Coverage? No fault personal injury coverage pertains to a specific portion of one’s auto insurance policy. Kentucky is one of 12 states that has a no fault insurance system and car accident policy. This means that every licensed Kentucky driver except for motorcyclists, is required to have what is […]

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