Safety First - The Cooper Firm

The Tort Lawyer’s Second Amendment:   You Have the Right to Keep and Bear Safe and Non-Defective Arms  Another defective product.   It’s killing and hurting people.   It’s dangerous.    The manufacturer knew it was dangerous since 1947, when it first went into service.   The designer of the product said in 1947 that he anticipated the defect…

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Safety First - The Cooper Firm

Death From Above: Hidden Dangers of Home Elevators Although they have been around for more than a century, home elevators are growing in popularity and necessity. Townhouses often have them.   Older multi-story houses have them. Inns, churches, and Bed and Breakfasts (both old and new) often have them. Our aging population will assure that we…

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Settlement - The Cooper Firm

Silence Is Golden, Except When It’s Criminal Before even the early 1990s, Georgia lawyers pressed for Sunshine Law to prevent corporations from using settlement orders or confidentiality orders to hide defects and public hazards. Those were the so-called Sunshine In Litigation Acts. Other states passed such laws. Even Texas, not noted for its progressive legal…

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Ignition Switch Attorney - Lance Cooper

The Hack and the Sack: VW Litigates To Hide Security Flaws In Its Cars Technology is a wonderful. Until someone uses it against you. Many modern cars, especially expensive ones with extensive electronics packages, use electronic keys with transponders. They permit drivers to start their cars remotely or with the key fob in their pocket. …

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Judge - Marietta Attorney

Fooled Both Ways: Tort Reform and Its False Promises A noted philosopher once said, “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” The truth of that is shown in many areas, but none more obvious than the insurance industry’s “tort…

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Marietta product defect attorney

Paving The Road With Good Intentions Is Not Nearly Enough:  The Repairing Every Car to Avoid Lost Lives Act Our automotive recall system is undoubtedly broken. Car companies take too long to recall. They do not notify everyone, especially second- and third-hand  purchasers downstream from the initial sale. They do not have enough parts, or even the…

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FEATURED CASE - The Cooper Firm

White Water and E. coli O157:H7 In the late 1990s and early 2000s, The Cooper Firm represented clients whose children had been sickened by bacterial contamination at the local and very popular White Water waterpark. Discovery in the case showed that White Water did not put enough chlorine in its pool to kill bacteria in…

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