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
Seminar: E-Discovery for Trial Lawyers
Seminar: E-Discovery for Trial Lawyers Thank you to all of our attorney partners that attended the first ‘E-Discovery for Trial Lawyers Conference’ in June at the State Bar of Georgia. It was two full days of learning the ins and outs of e-discovery. Whether you are working on a big case or a small case,…Read More
How Does the Georgia Distracted Driving Law Affect Me?
How does the new Georgia Distracted Driving Law affect me? By Amanda Lavery Gov. Nathan Deal recently signed House Bill 673, commonly referred to as the Distracted Driving Law or the Hands Free Georgia Act, which goes into effect on July 1, 2018. The new law is an attempt to address the significant increase in…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
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
Should you hire an attorney after being injured in a car accident?
Should you hire an attorney after being injured in a car accident? If you have recently been injured in an accident, you are probably overwhelmed with medical bills, insurance companies, and a variety of other headaches. As a result of all the stress and confusion, you could end up being under-compensated with a large financial…Read More
What to look for in a personal injury attorney
What to look for in a personal injury attorney You may find yourself in a situation where you’ve experienced loss or have been injured due to a negligent person or a defective product. You know that you need to hire an attorney, but you’re not quite sure where to start. There are a few important…Read More
When someone driving your car gets in an accident
When someone driving your car gets in an accident Getting in a car accident is already stressful, but loaning someone your car and them getting in an accident can be a terrible headache. Although you may or may not have been in the vehicle during the time of the accident, you are still liable for…Read More
Questions to ask your attorney before you hire them
Questions to ask your attorney before you hire them Finding the best attorney for you case can often be difficult. You should feel confident in your attorney’s abilities. You should also be able to trust them to make the best decisions for your case. Some of the things you may want to ask the attorney…Read More
Arbitration Clauses: The Slow Silent Death of Equal Justice Under Law
Arbitration Clauses: The Slow Silent Death of Equal Justice Under Law Over the lintel of the U.S. Supreme Court are these words: Equal Just Under Law. That’s the cherished hope and the dream of a fair and impartial judicial system, namely, that blind lady holding the scales of justice. Yet, those hopes and dreams are more…Read More