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Top Workplace Injuries You Should Know About

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on March 17, 2022
Top Workplace Injuries You Should Know About

Injuries in the workplace are common. Every year thousands of people get unexpectedly injured on the job. While workplace injuries can happen in a myriad of different ways, there are some common scenarios. Based on data from the National Safety Council (NSC), the top causes of workplace injuries may account for upwards of three out […]

What Can Go Wrong With A Workers Comp Case? 7 Common Mistakes You Should Try To Avoid

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on January 17, 2022
Worker's compensation mistakes you should avoid if injured at work

While most people do not hope or expect to get injured at work, sometimes it happens. In fact, according to information from by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2020, employers reported approximately 2.1 million injury cases, with 4,764 of them being fatal work injuries.  If you are injured at work, you may decide to […]

Is It Workplace Harassment? Learn More From An Experienced Harassment Attorney

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on May 26, 2021

Have you ever experienced something that felt like it could be workplace harassment, but you felt unsure to take action? Maybe it was an isolated event, or you didn’t think anyone would believe you, or you didn’t want to lose your job. You tried to minimize your experience, to move on, while the situation continued […]

Workplace Safety in the Pandemic

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC 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 PLLC 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 PLLC 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 & Friedman PLLC on November 28, 2019
what to expect

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
slip and fall accident

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 & Friedman PLLC 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 […]

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