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How Do I Know If My Car Has A Recall?

April 27, 2017

How Do I Know If My Car Has A Recall? There’s a handful of ways to know if your car has a recall. The first, and really the most important, way that you need to know, is you can look at a government website called safercar.gov and they will tell you clearly if there is…

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What should I do after a car accident injury?

April 17, 2017

 What should I do after a car accident injury?   You first need to make sure that you get appropriate medical attention. As soon as you’ve done that, you need to make sure that the vehicle is secured and is not destroyed. That’s especially true if your vehicle has been totaled for any reason because…

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What does Product Liability mean?

April 3, 2017

What does Product Liability Mean? Product liability means you prove that a product is defective and that a defect has caused an injury or a death. It’s different than an ordinary case because you need experts, engineers, and especially reconstruction experts. You need all of these technical experts to be able to tell you: “Yes,…

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What new safety features help prevent auto accidents?

March 24, 2017

What New Safety Features Help Prevent Auto Accidents? Car companies over the last twenty years have focused on safety features and technologies that can help prevent accidents. For example, there’s electronic stability control in cars. So, when someone begins to lose control of their car, the technology in the car keeps them under control. There’s…

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What does Catastrophic Injury Mean?

March 17, 2017

What does catastrophic injury mean? At The Cooper Firm, we define catastrophic injury as someone who has suffered a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, or burn injury that has resulted in their disability. This really includes any injury that has caused someone to be unable to work or unable to perform daily activities in…

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What happens if I’m injured at work?

March 10, 2017

What happens if I’m injured at work? Some people know that if you’re injured at work, you’re only legal recourse is through the workers’ compensation system. You’re not going to be able to file a traditional private lawsuit against your employer. As a result, most people think that when you’re injured at work, the workers’…

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What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

March 3, 2017

What is  a wrongful death lawsuit? A wrongful death lawsuit is a lawsuit for the death of someone, where you are able to prove that their death was caused by someone else’s negligence. It’s different than other lawsuits because it is a family member or a guardian who is bringing the case and not the…

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How Do I Sue a Company for a Defective Product?

February 24, 2017

How Do I Sue a Company for a Defective Product?   Oftentimes we have clients come to us who were involved in a crash and think something happened with the car or the particular product, but they don’t know what to do first. They want to pursue a claim (or sue a company) for a defective…

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How Do I Know If a Defective Tire Caused My Crash?

February 10, 2017

How Do I Know If a Defective Tire Caused My Crash? Over the past 26 years Lance Cooper has developed a particular expertise in tire defect cases. He handled his first tire defect case back in 1992 and has been passionate about this safety issue ever since. Defective tire cases are different because there is a lot that…

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Plaintiffs Powerhouse Beasley Allen Makes a Bet on Atlanta

February 9, 2017

Plaintiffs Powerhouse Beasley Allen Makes a Bet on Atlanta by Meredith Hobbs Excerpt (Daily Report printed 2.8.17) High-profile plaintiffs firm Beasley Allen has opened an Atlanta office, the first outside of its Alabama base. Beasley Allen, founded in 1979, works on big cases all over the country, but its 75 lawyers have all been based…

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