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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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3/6/2014
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Judge Slams School for Failing to Supervise Student on Class Trip

A judge recently chastised a school for neglecting to supervise a student on a class trip, which resulted in that student suffering terrible injuries

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1/29/2014
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After 2nd Allegation of Sex Abuse by Teacher, Lawsuits Begin

After a video by a student accusing her former teacher of sex abuse surfaced on YouTube, a second student came forward - with her lawyer, and here come lawsuits

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1/16/2013
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After Hit in Face at HS Softball Practice, NY Negligence Case Proceeds

A recent decision by a NY appeals court reinstated a negligent supervision claim that had been dismissed by a trial court. Long Island, NY child injury attorney

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1/1/2013
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Queens Jury Finds Home Care Aide Negligent; Awards $4.5 Million

Recently, a Queens County jury awarded the father of a child who choked to death while being fed by her nurse over $4 million, finding the aide was negligent.

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11/27/2012
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Owner Liable for Dog Bite After Teen Drinking at Upstate NY Home

New York's Dram Shop Laws are not only for drunk driving, explains Long Island, NY negligence attorney Jonathan Cooper.

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12/11/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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How NY"s New Rule in Negligent Supervision Cases Can Lead to Bad Results

NY's new rule in negligent supervision cases - though good - can occasionally lead to bad results. Long Island, NY personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper explai

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10/24/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Child Hit in Head at Baseball Practice Didn't Assume Risk, Says Nassau Court

Some NY courts, like this Nassau County one, are increasingly allowing sports injury cases to survive dismissal. Long Island, NY lawyer Jonathan Cooper explains

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9/13/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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The Best Defense to a Negligent Supervision Claim in New York

A recent case from one of NY's appellate courts highlights the best defense to a negligent supervision claim. NY school negligence lawyer Jonathan Cooper explai

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4/18/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Why This NY School Negligence Decision Is Really No Big Deal

NY negligent supervision lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent appellate decision holding that NY schools must watch their students at after school programs

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4/6/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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8th Grader Sets Classmate's Pants on Fire; So Why Did School Wait to Report It?

An 8th Grader sets his classmate's pants on fire; and the school doesn't bother reporting it to the police until a day later.

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3/18/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Brooklyn Jury Finds City School Liable For Injury to Girl During Gym Class, Awards $2.5 Million

If you were wondering whether a school can be held liable for a student's injuries during gym, please read this article, or call Jonathan Cooper at 516.791.5700

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3/11/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Student Injured While Playing Football By School "Bus Circle" May Proceed, Says NY Appeals Court

Long Island, NY school injury & negligence lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent school negligence case that survived dismissal.

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3/5/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Why Claim By 10 Year-Old Who Suffered Head Injuries in School Assault Would Likely Fail in NY

Long Island & Queens, New York school assault and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent school assault that occurred overseas, and why this claim would likely fail under New York law. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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2/7/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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6 Year-Old Found Wandering Outside School Building Unsupervised

Author of the Free consumer guide, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, New York school injury and negligence attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses an instance of school negligence that fortunately, did not lead to injury, and therefore, no case against the school. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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1/14/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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NY School PTA Settles Negligence Case After Teenager Nearly Drowns at Pool Party

Author of the Free Guide to New York Accident Cases, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, New York school injury and negligent supervision lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses the recent settlement of a case in upstate New York against the PTA of a school district that ran a pool party. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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1/7/2011
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Why New York's Anti-Bullying Law Won't Protect Students

Long Island & Queens, New York school injury and accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how New York's anti-bullying statute will probably not prove effective at reducing or eliminating school bullying. For additional information on how New York's courts will evaluate a school's liability for bullying that occurs, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/blog/can-a-school-be-held-liable-for-bullying-under-new-york-law.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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12/29/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Finding That Student Assumed the Risk, NY School Negligence Case Dismissed

Author of the Free NY Accident Guide, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, New York school negligence and negligent supervision lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from New York's Court of Claims that dismissed the school negligence claims of a college student after a trial. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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12/14/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Sometimes, Even New York's Public Schools Admit They Were Negligent

Long Island & Queens, New York school negligence and negligent supervision lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a school admitted it was negligent. For additional information on how to prove a school negligence case under New York law, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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11/25/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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The Hardest Part of Proving a Playground Injury Case Under New York Law

Author of the Free New York Accident Guidebook, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island and Queens, New York child injury and school negligence lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses the most challenging aspect to proving a negligence claim arising out of an injury that occurs at a playground. For additional information on this topic, please see "Why Many (If Not Most) NY Playground Accident Lawsuits Are Dismissed" https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/why-many-if-not-most-ny-playground-accident-lawsuits-are-dismissed.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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11/1/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Why the 4 Year-Old New Yorker Should Never Have Been Sued in Negligence

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 and negligent supervision attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent ruling from a Manhattan judge that allowed a personal injury claim against a 4 year-old child to proceed. For additional information on this topic, please call Jonathan Cooper at 516-791-5700.

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9/29/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Can a School Be Held Liable for Bullying Under New York Law?

Long Island/Queens, New York child injury and school negligence attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses whether a school can be held liable for bullying under New York law. For additional information on how to prove a school negligence case in New York, 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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8/31/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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What Could Be Going On In Your Child's School

Long Island, New York child injury and school negligence attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent lawsuit that was filed by a student who shocked himself in his electrical trades class, and then turned around and sued his school for negligence. 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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8/14/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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How to Defeat One Typical Defense to a NY School Negligence Claim

Long Island, New York school negligence and negligent supervision attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses one of the more common defenses raised by schools and daycare facilities to a school negligence claim, and how to defeat it. For additional information on how to prove a negligent supervision claim 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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8/12/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Leaving Children On Bus: Another Tragic Instance of School Negligence

Long Island, New York child injury and school negligence attorney discusses another unfortunate - and all too common - way that schools can be held negligent: by leaving children on their vehicles. 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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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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