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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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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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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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10/15/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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School Negligence Claim Filed By Father of 13 Yr.-Old Whose Principal Refused Her Medical Attention

Author of the Free Consumer Guide, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim," and Long Island & Queens, New York school negligence and child injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case that highlights some of the challenges inherent in bringing a successful school negligence case. 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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7/23/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Paralyzed High School Football Player Settles School Negligence Case

Long Island, New York school negligence and negligent supervision attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a high school football player settled his school negligence case for an undisclosed sum, and how this case would likely have had a different outcome under New York law. For additional information on how to prove a school negligence case, 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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6/22/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Tragic NYC Student's Drowning a Paradigm of School Negligence

Long Island, New York school negligence, child injury and negligent supervision attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how a tragic incident from earlier today involving the drowning of a 12 year-old student is a near-perfect example for the consequences of a school's negligent supervision. For additional information on what constitutes negligent supervision, 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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6/13/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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NY's High Court Takes Extreme Stand on School Assault Case

Long Island, New York school assault and negligent supervision attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision by New York's highest court which affirmed the dismissal of a school assault case, and how this decision impacts upon negligent supervision cases in New York in general. For additional information on this topic, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-a-school-can-not-be-liable-for-an-assault-under-new-york-law.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at his Long Island office 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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5/11/2010
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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3/24/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Why Some NY Schools Can Get Away With Negligent Supervision

In this article, New York school negligence attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how one New York school - although grossly neglectful of a special needs student - managed to avoid civil liability for its negligence. For additional information on this topic, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

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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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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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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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11/27/2009
Jonathan Cooper
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Why A New York Public School Was Deemed Responsible For A Science Experiment That Went Awry

Published author of the Free eBook "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" Jonathan Cooper discusses how a New York school can be held liable for the negligent training of its teachers. For additional information on this topic, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com, or download his Free eBook at www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com.

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