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Workplace Safety in the Pandemic

Written by Cooper & Friedman on November 17, 2020

In the time of the coronavirus, the way we work has changed dramatically. Getting back into the office, if it is a viable option where you live, will have to look a lot different than it did before. Depending on the type of environment where you work, this could impact everything from where you park, […]

Workplace Discrimination: Three Groundbreaking Cases

Written by Cooper & Friedman on August 20, 2020

Workplace discrimination happens more than you may think. There have been many moves in the right direction in the past few decades. However, it is very important to continue to educate ourselves and to know our rights as employees. What is employment or workplace discrimination? This is a form of discrimination based on race, gender, […]

Employee Rights Regarding Protection During COVID-19

Written by Cooper & Friedman on July 16, 2020

The Covid-19 outbreak has instigated unprecedented difficulties for workplaces all over the world. Hundreds of companies have been forced to lay off workers and unemployment is at a record high. Many employees are trying to both provide for their families and stay safe. In response, governments have passed a number of new acts have to […]

What To Expect The First Time You Meet With Your Lawyer

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 28, 2019
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Today many lawyers offer free consultations. You can book an appointment and speak with a professional about your case for some time. This is an important meeting because you have the time to assess the lawyer and determine whether they’re the right fit for you. A lawyer can make or break a case, so hiring […]

What To Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on May 28, 2019
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It is more likely than not that you, or someone you know, will obtain an injury from a slip and fall accident at some point. Each year more than one million people visit the emergency room due to a slip and fall accident. Some result in light injuries that don’t require further medical treatment. Others […]

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 […]

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 […]

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