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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
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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 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 […]

What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC 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 & Friedman PLLC 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 […]

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