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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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9/24/2015
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No; Anti-Bullying Campaigns Aren't Working. And Here's Proof

A horrifying video out of a Baltimore public school demonstrates - clearly - that anti-bullying and anti-violence campaigns aren't working, says Jonathan Cooper

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5/15/2014
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Teacher Only Gets 10-day Suspension for Manhandling Child

If you were looking for the paradigm of when a school must fire a teacher, this is it. The next incident is tailor-made for a negligent retention case

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7/22/2013
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One of the More Bizarre Things You May Hear in a School Negligence Case

Here's one of the more bizarre things you may hear in a school negligence case, explains NY school injury attorney Jonathan Cooper.

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4/22/2012
Jonathan Cooper
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Why Where You Decide to Bring Your School Negligence Case Matters

The choice of where you bring your school negligence case can mean the difference between success and failure, explains NY school injury lawyer, Jonathan Cooper

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10/10/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Why We're Taking a School Assault Case to NY State's Highest Court

It is the rare case that warrants going up to NY State's high court. So why does this school assault case fit the bill? NY school negligence attorney explains.

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9/5/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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How One California Teen's School Assault Case Would Fare in New York

Long Island, New York school assault lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses why a California teen's school assault would likely not survive before New York's courts.

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6/20/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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School Has No Duty to Notify Parents of Danger to Child, Says NY Court

Long Island, NY school negligence lawyer Jonathan Cooper on a NY court holding that a school has no duty to notify parents of an imminent danger to children.

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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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3/5/2011
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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2/8/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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After Assaulting Student & Causing Head Injury, Headmaster Defends Acts as "Unfortunate"

Author of the Free New York Accident Guide, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, NY school injury and school negligence lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent incident where a principal assaulted and injured one of his students. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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1/28/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Why This School Assault Case, Which Left Girl in a Coma, Would Fail in New York

Long Island & Queens, New York school injury, assault and negligence lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses why this brutal assault, which left a teenage girl in a coma, would likely fail in front of the New York courts. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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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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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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2/16/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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New York Appellate Court Refuses To Dismiss School Assault Case

In a decision that was reported in today's New York Law Journal, Long Island, New York child accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how an upstate appeals court affirmed a trial court's decision that denied a school's motion to dismiss a personal injury and negligent supervision claim against the school, finding that this particular assault may have been foreseeable to the school, and that the school failed to discharge its duty to the plaintiff-student. For additional information on school negligence and assault cases generally, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

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1/12/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Assaulted Student's Negligent Supervision Claim Against Nassau County School Survives Dismissal

In a decision that is scheduled to appear in tomorrow's New York Law Journal, a Nassau County trial judge held that although schools are not insurers of their students' safety, they can still be held liable in negligence for a student's personal injuries if they fail to discharge properly their duties to their students. For additional information on how to prove a school negligence case or other negligence matters generally, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

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12/11/2009
Jonathan Cooper
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What Is A School's Responsibility To Assure The Safety of Its Teachers? Not Much, NY Court Says.

In this article, Long Island school accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a disturbing case that was handed down from New York's highest court that dismissed the lawsuit of a school teacher who was assaulted by a student. For additional information on this topic, please visit his website at www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

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