Why We Need Jury Trials – Lance Cooper
Why We Need Jury Trials by Lance Cooper Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton entered an order this week giving local courts discretion as to whether to resume jury trials. Jury trials must resume as soon as possible. It has been a year since the first order recommending the suspension of jury trials. Georgians…Read More
GM Blamed Brooke Melton for Her Death–Then Covered Up the Real Cause – NY Post
GM Blamed Brooke Melton for Her Death–Then Covered Up the Real Cause – NY Post By Larry Getlen The police report cited the cause as, “Driver error: Driving too fast for conditions.” But in fact, the accident was due to a defect that could have been replaced for just 50 cents per car, a fact…Read More
Cobalt Cover-Up by Lance A. Cooper
Cobalt Cover-Up by Lance A. Cooper In 2010, Ken and Beth Melton lost their daughter Brooke in a deadly accident when she inexplicably lost control of her Chevy Cobalt. Georgia lawyer Lance Cooper agreed to investigate the cause of the crash which appeared to be Brooke’s fault. He was shocked to uncover evidence of a…Read More
How Do I Know If My Car Has A Recall?
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…Read More
What does Product Liability mean?
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,…Read More
Plaintiffs Powerhouse Beasley Allen Makes a Bet on Atlanta
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…Read More
If a Crash is My Fault, Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?
If a crash is my fault, do I need a personal injury lawyer? Oftentimes we’ll get calls from clients where they were the driver in a vehicle that resulted in a crash and were injured as result. Other times, the crash resulted in the injury or death of a passenger. The question that client has is,…Read More
Why Should I Hire The Cooper Firm?
Why Should I Hire The Cooper Firm? Clients who have a case involving catastrophic injury or wrongful death should hire The Cooper Firm because we are committed to relentlessly pursue justice on behalf of every one of our clients. That’s not just a slogan. It means something to all of us at The Cooper Firm. Relentless…Read More
If I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer, What Will Be Expected of Me?
If I hire a personal injury lawyer, what will be expected of me? Oftentimes when people hire a personal injury lawyer, they want to know what is needed of them. The companies and individuals we sue have endless resources amounting to hundreds, thousands, and hundreds of thousands of dollars. We represent regular kinds of folks,…Read More
Bankruptcy Will Not Protect GM from Ignition Switch Claims
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…Read More