Wrongful Death

GM Recall Lawyer - The Cooper Firm

Bankruptcy Will Not Protect GM from Ignition Switch Claims

July 27, 2016

New Ruling States Bankruptcy Will Not Protect GM from Ignition Switch Claims Last week the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the 2009 bankruptcy filing by GM will not protect the company from claims related to the defective ignition switches installed in their vehicles from the years 1997-2011. In 2014, GM announced a…

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

July 14, 2016

Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S. A recent study led by a research team at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, shows that ‘medical errors’ are now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., behind cancer and heart disease. For the purpose of the study, ‘medical errors’ was defined…

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Vehicle Safety Technology Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Confusing Jeep Grand Cherokee Gear Shift Leads to Multiple Injuries & Recall

June 20, 2016

Confusing Jeep Grand Cherokee Gear Shift Leads to Multiple Injuries & Recall This weekend you may have read about the death of young actor Anton Yelchin, known playing the role of Chekov in the newly released Star Trek movies.  Reports detailed he had exited his vehicle, a Jeep Grand Cherokee, at the top of his driveway,…

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Cobb Personal Injury Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Pedestrian Deaths Increasing More than Ever

April 25, 2016

Pedestrian Deaths Increasing More than Ever Walking is supposed to be good for you – right? Not if it’s deadly. According to an analysis of preliminary state traffic fatality data, pedestrian deaths grew 10 percent last year, 2015. Unfortunately, this is the largest year-to year increase in pedestrian deaths since 1975, and that is when…

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Vehicle Safety Technology Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Your Next Car Could Tell You When You’re Not Paying Attention

April 18, 2016

Your Next Car Could Tell You When You’re Not Paying Attention Since fully autonomous vehicles are still many years away from infiltrating the auto market, automakers are developing technology that will allow vehicles to determine if its human driver is paying attention to the road. Distracted driving is a growing and deadly problem. According to…

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Childcare Product Safety Attorney

Buy Your Child A Convertible Right Now, A Convertible Car Seat That is

April 4, 2016

Buy Your Child A Convertible Right Now, A Convertible Car Seat That is No, we are not talking about convertible-top cars and that beloved T-Bird, although there may come a time when your teen really really wants one (and lets you know several times an hour).    Rather, we are talking about convertible car seats, and…

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Cobb Personal Injury Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Share the Road: Don’t get distracted

March 30, 2016

Share the Road: Don’t get distracted Both drivers and cyclists need to practice good safety habits in order to save lives. Bicyclist fatalities have increased 19 percent from 2010 to 2013. In fact, in 2013 there were 743 bicyclist killed and additional 48,000 injured in car crashes. Due to the fact drivers are more distracted…

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Cobb Personal Injury Attorney - The Cooper Firm

Carbon Fiber Bikes and the Hidden Dangers

March 28, 2016

Carbon Fiber Bikes and the Hidden Dangers Bicycling is one of the most popular outdoor activities in America. For some it is a great form of exercise and for others it is a great method and means for transportation. Due to the popularity of cycling, bicycles have become advanced, lighter and come with innovative parts.…

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Childcare Product Safety Attorney

Evenflo recalls 56,000 car seats

March 23, 2016

Evenflo recalls 56,000 car seats Evenflo is recalling around 56,000 car seats due to a safety concern with the harness of one of its products. After consumer complaints, The Transitions 3-in-1 Combination Booster Seat was found to give children access to the Central Front Adjuster (CFA) when used in the forward-facing harnessed booster mode. This…

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Safety First - The Cooper Firm

What to do when you are injured while shopping

March 16, 2016

What to do when you are injured while shopping Although most people do not consider the possibility getting injured when going to a store, there are cases of people being injured while shopping. If you were injured at a retail facility due to negligence of the store or of another person, you could have a…

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