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6 Things To Look For In A Workers’ Comp Attorney

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on January 18, 2019
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A situation where you are injured and unable to work is a scary one. How will you find money to keep food on the table and a roof over your head? If your injury occurred at work, and your employer is not offering compensation, it may be time to look for a workers’ comp attorney. […]

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 […]

7 Legal Concepts to Know for Personal Injury Cases

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 8, 2018
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As every personal injury case is unique, there are a broad range of legal concepts that can be applied given the circumstances. A personal injury case is one where an individual suffers as a result of the negligence or harmful intent of another. Damages awarded from personal injury cases can help one and or their […]

Discrimination Against People with Disabilities – Examples from Real Legal Cases

Written by Cooper and Friedman on October 16, 2018

Disability discrimination occurs when an employer unfavorably treats a qualified employee or applicant as a result of an impairment that they may have. Both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) prohibit discrimination on the basis of a disability. The EEOC defines a disability as “a physical or mental […]

What Is A Hostile Work Environment? 10 Signs Your Workplace Is Not Good For You

Written by Cooper and Friedman on October 9, 2018

In an ideal world, everyone would love their job and going to work Monday through Friday. In a normal world, everyone should enjoy going to their job most of the time. However, that isn’t always the case. Some people dread their job because of their employer or, more often, a hostile work environment. But what […]

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 […]

Why Do Workers’ Compensation Clients Hire A Workers’ Comp Lawyer?

Written by Cooper and Friedman on June 5, 2018

Workers’ compensation provides workers benefits if they have an injury or illness that has occurred on the job because of work related circumstances. Most workers who have sustained a work related injury or occupational disease have the right to seek compensation. This compensation can either be a financial and or medical reimbursement from their employer. […]

Workers’ Compensation: 5 Things You Should Do If You Get Hurt At Work

Written by Cooper and Friedman on March 7, 2018

Workers’ compensation provides workers (or their dependents) benefits after a work-related injury or disease. These benefits may include replacing lost wages, costs of medical treatment, rehabilitation costs, and other potential compensation for things such as transportation or emotional distress. Laws regarding workers’ compensation vary from state to state, though federal employees are protected by the […]

Indiana Workers’ Compensation Law: 5 Things To Know

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 21, 2017

Indiana borders the Commonwealth of Kentucky to the north and from Louisville, you can see Southern Indiana across the Ohio River. The close proximity of the two states results in a lot of citizens commuting across the river for work. If you are in this situation, you need to ask yourself an important question. Do […]

Is this a Wrongful Termination Legal Case in Kentucky? An Overview & Examples

Written by Cooper and Friedman on October 6, 2017

The United States of America does a pretty good job protecting its citizens from being wrongfully terminated. Federal law makes it illegal for an employer to fire someone they’ve hired based on certain characteristics that are protected from discrimination. Those protected characteristics include, but are not limited to: Race and skin color National origin or […]

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