Truck drivers are expected to ensure the safety of their vehicles. Safety inspections are performed on a regular basis. This is essential in part because the weight of many trucks significantly changes depending on the load. Balancing the load in a truck is essential to limit the risk of tipping.
Currently there are more than 6.2 million motorcycle riders registered in the U.S. Motorcycles are an enjoyable and efficient mode of transportation and fun for many people. Yet they can also be quite dangerous.
Slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone. They are common in the workplace, at places of residence, shopping centers and parking lots. Slippery surfaces, poor lighting, loss of balance and hazardous conditions are all known for contributing to slip and fall injuries in the United States.
Animal attacks range in severity from minor abrasions to very serious and even life-threatening bites. Fortunately the State of Kentucky has specific laws created in order to protect victims of animal attacks, allowing people to seek compensation for damages with help from a dog bite lawyer.
When you suffer an injury in an auto, truck, motorcycle or boating accident, you need experienced lawyers on your side. Our attorneys have almost 35 years of combined legal experience helping people just like you.
The term “personal injury” refers to any injuries suffered by a person and their loved ones…Our attorneys have successfully handled thousands of claims resulting from negligent operation of a vehicle, medical negligence, faulty products, and on-the-job injuries.
Police officers and other law enforcement officials (like jailors, sheriffs, etc.) are expected to protect, honor and respect the civil rights of citizens, suspects, inmates and others who are in their care or with whom they interact. Unfortunately, while many of these public servants understand these obligations, some do not. Kentucky Citizens have basic, fundamental rights which protect them and their loved ones from this kind of misconduct or abuse.
Under Kentucky law, when you are injured on the job, your only remedy may be to receive workers’ compensation benefits. In order to insure that your rights are protected, you should speak to our workers compensation lawyers as soon as possible after an injury. Our attorneys have substantial experience handling workers’ compensation matters and will be able to explain to you all of your rights under workers’ compensation laws.
Nursing home and other elder care facilities have duties under the law to ensure that the people who come under their care are treated appropriately, with dignity and respect. Our firm believes that nursing homes and other elder care facilities must be held accountable when they violate their obligations. If you or a loved one is unable to care for themselves, you need to be treated properly.
Manufacturers and suppliers can be held liable for injuries that are caused as a result of a defective and dangerous product. Products are considered defective if they contain a manufacturing flaw, a design defect, or an inadequate warning.
Good credit is one of the most important things each of us have. Unfortunately, credit errors routinely occur which can harm your credit history and score. This can cost you thousands of dollars and in some cases ruin your chances of obtaining a home, a car, or other necessities. You don’t have to be a victim! There are powerful federal laws which protect your credit and which allow us, as attorneys, to help fix these errors when they occur.
Medical malpractice occurs when a physician or hospital fails to properly diagnose or treat a medical condition and this causes injury or death to the patient or a loved one. Proper representation in cases like this requires experience, and an understanding of the complicated legal issues involved. Our firm has years of experience in navigating the complex legal, medical, and emotional issues involved in such cases.
Cooper & Friedman has extensive experience handling all kinds of claims for injuries to children, including playground accidents, dog bites, car collisions, claims for injuries at daycare and childcare centers.