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This blog by the six-time published author Jonathan Cooper, is intended to educate the general public about issues of interest, particularly innovations and changes in the law, in the areas of non-compete agreements, breach of contract matters, school negligence (and/or negligent supervision), construction accidentsslip and/or trip and fall accidentsauto accidents, and, of course, defective or dangerous products

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11/5/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Looking for the Paradigm of a School Negligence Case? Here It Is.

Author of the Free Consumer Guide, Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim, https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/reports/free-new-york-personal-injury-book-why-most-accident-victims-do-not-recover-the-full-value-of-t.cfm, Long Island & Queens, New York child injury, school negligence and negligent supervision attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case that is an unfortunate - but excellent - example of school negligence. For additional information on this topic, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-to-prove-your-school-negligence-case-under-new-york-law.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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9/12/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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How a Brooklyn Girl That Was Dragged By a Backhoe Lost Her Accident Case

Long Island, New York child accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a Brooklyn jury turned away a 12 year-old girl who was dragged by a backhoe without any compensation for her injuries. For additional information on how to prove a child's accident case under New York law, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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8/5/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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How I Helped a Child Settle His NY School Negligence Case - And Got a Hug

Long Island, New York car accident, personal injury and child injury attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how he was able to help one child achieve a settlement that made him so happy that he gave Mr. Cooper a hug on the courthouse steps. For additional information on what to expect in a car accident case under New York law, please download Jonathan Cooper's Free book on New York accident cases entitled "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" from www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com.

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8/4/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Why This School Assault Case Would Never Survive in New York

Long Island, New York school negligence and negligent supervision attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a case that was recently filed against a school district charging that they should be held responsible for an assault that was apparently motivated by race. For additional information on how to prove a school negligence case under New York law, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-to-prove-your-school-negligence-case-under-new-york-law.cfm or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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7/6/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Driver Runs School Bus Stop Signal, Then Explains "I Didn't Know What It Meant"

Long Island, New York school bus and auto accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a driver ran through a school bus's stop signal because she apparently didn't understand what the sign meant. For additional information on how auto and bus accident cases are handled under New York law, please download Jonathan Cooper's free book on New York accident cases at https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/reports/free-new-york-personal-injury-book-why-most-accident-victims-do-not-recover-the-full-value-of-t.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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6/30/2010
Elie Schulman
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Brooklyn Park Removes Defective (and Ridiculous) $84,000 Playground Equipment

Long Island, New York child injury and defective products attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how a Brooklyn park was forced to remove defective playground equipment, and whether the manufacturer's claim that it complied with all relevant safety guidelines would effectively preclude a lawsuit against them. For additional information on how to prove a defective design claim for a children's product, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-to-prove-that-a-product-was-defectively-designed-under-ny-law.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at his Long Island, New York office at 516-791-5700.

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6/21/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Assaulted By Patient at NY Hospital, Mother's Negligent Supervision Claim Survives

Long Island, New York child injury and negligent supervision attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how one woman's personal injury and negligent supervision claim stemming from an assault by a fellow patient survived the defendant hospital's motion to dismiss. For additional information on negligent supervision claims under New York law, please visit https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-to-prove-your-school-negligence-case-under-new-york-law.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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5/31/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Teacher Says She's "Sorry" After Being Caught On Tape Beating Student

After being caught on videotape beating one of her students, a former teacher of the year has said she's sorry. Apparently, this teacher does not believe that the incident is her fault - at least not solely her fault. She blames the school, which has ignored teachers' past complaints about students being too rough with them. For additional information on how to prove a school negligence case, please see Long Island, New York school negligence attorney Jonathan Cooper's article at https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-to-prove-your-school-negligence-case-under-new-york-law.cfm.

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5/12/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Frivolous Negligent Supervision Case Against NY School is Dismissed

In a May 4, 2010 decision, New York's Appellate Division, Second Department affirmed the dismissal of a school negligence claim. Long Island, New York school negligence and negligent supervision attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how a cursory reading of this decision raises the question as to why this case was brought altogether. For additional information on how to prove a school negligence case, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516.791.5700.

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5/11/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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5th Grader Claims School Teacher Ignored Her Injuries - Deliberately

In a disturbing story coming out of New Mexico, a 5th grader claimed that her teacher deliberately ignored her playground injuries due to differences she had with the student's parents. For additional information on how to prove a school negligence case, please visit the website of Long Island, New York school negligence and child injury attorney, Jonathan Cooper at www.JonathanCooperLaw.com, or contact him directly at 516.791.5700.

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4/7/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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NY Court Holds Child's Risky Behavior Doesn't Bar School Negligence Claim

In this article, Long Island, New York child injury and school negligence lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses how a hot-off-the-presses decision by New York's highest court sharply narrowed the assumption of risk doctrine, thereby assuring that more negligent supervision cases can reach a jury for determination, rather than being dismissed by the court. For additional information on child accident cases under New York law, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

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3/28/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Brooklyn Court Dismisses Student's Claim Against School for Sexual Assault

Jonathan Cooper discusses how a recent decision from a Kings County judge dismissing a special needs student's injury claims

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3/2/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Absent "Special Relationship," NY Municipality Cannot Be Held Liable For Playground Assault

In this blog post, Long Island, New York child accident attorney Jonathan Cooper sets forth the criteria that New York's courts look to in determining whether and when a municipality or municipal agency can be held liable for an assault by third parties. For additional information on child accidents generally, and how they are evaluated under New York law, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at his Long Island office at 516.791.5700.

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2/6/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Foster Parents Cannot Be Sued For Negligent Supervision By Their Kids, NY Court Holds

In a case of first impression that was handed down on February 2, 2010, New York's Appellate Division, Second Department held that foster parents, just like biological parents, cannot be sued by their children on a negligent supervision theory. For additional information on negligent supervision claims, and other legal issues pertaining to child safety, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com, or contact Long Island, New York child accident attorney Jonathan Cooper directly at 516.791.5700.

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12/24/2009
Jonathan Cooper
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CPSC Launches New Product Registration Initiative - But They Can - And Should - Do Better

In this article, Long Island, New York children's safety and defective products attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how the CPSC's newest initiative to improve product registrations is welcome, but falls short of the mark in enhancing the defective product recall process. For additional information on these topics, please download Jonathan Cooper's Free eBook entitled "Why Are There So Few Successful Defective Products Lawsuits?" from www.ProductLiabilityBook.com.

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12/16/2009
Jonathan Cooper
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Why It's So Important To Investigate Your Child's Negligence Claim BEFORE You File Suit in NY

In this article, Long Island, New York child injury attorney Jonathan Cooper uses a recent decision from a Queens County judge to highlight how proper investigation of a claim before filing suit could have saved a child's personal injury claim from being dismissed. For additional information on this and related topics, please download a copy of Jonathan Cooper's Free eBook entitled "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" from www.JonathanCooperLaw.com or www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com.

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