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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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2/6/2019
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Evidence Rule Change a Boon for NY Personal Injury Cases

An amendment to New York's evidence rules that went into effect at the end of 2018 simplifies the trial process, particularly for injury claims in New York.

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2/27/2014
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How Failing to Have an Expert Can Prove Fatal to a NY Trip & Fall Case

A recent case from NY's Appellate Division reminds us why getting an expert on board is critical to some trip and fall cases, explains Jonathan Cooper.

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9/6/2012
Jonathan Cooper
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NY County Court Dismisses Trip & Fall Claim as "Speculative"

Recently, a NY County Court dismissed a trip and fall case because the plaintiff couldn't prove what caused the accident, explains Long Island trip & fall lawyer.

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4/19/2012
Jonathan Cooper
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Why Some NY Slip and Fall Cases Are Very Difficult to Win

Some slip and fall cases are extremely tough to win, explains Long Island, NY slip and fall accident attorney Jonathan Cooper.

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2/1/2012
Jonathan Cooper
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Signed Release Form Doesn't Bar Soccer Injury Claim, Says NY Court

Despite signing a release form, an injured soccer player's trip and fall claim can proceed, says a NY court. Long Island, NY attorney Jonathan Cooper explains.

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1/1/2012
Jonathan Cooper
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NY State Can Be Held Liable For Defective Sidewalk, Court Holds

Can NYS be held liable for a trip and fall? You bet, says a NY Appeals Court, as Nassau County, NY trip & fall attorney Jonathan Cooper explains.

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10/9/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Why Proving Notice in a NYC Trip & Fall Case Isn't Easy

Here's one more reason that proving a trip & fall case against NYC is challenging: maps change. Long Island, NY trip & fall lawyer Jonathan Cooper explains.

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8/10/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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NY Court: Proof of Last Inspection Needed to Defeat Slip & Fall Claim

Long Island, NY slip & fall attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent appellate decision that proof of the last inspection is needed to defeat slip & fall.

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7/13/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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To Defeat a NY Slip & Fall Claim, Denying Defect Isn't Enough

Long Island, NY slip & fall attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses why denying a defect in a slip & fall case isn't enough to secure summary judgment, and dismissal

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6/1/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Following Trial, Suffolk Court Dismisses "Stick" and Fall Case

Long Island, New York slip and fall lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case that was dismissed by the court following plaintiff's proof at trial.

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4/28/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Finding Plaintiff's Claim Implausible, Brooklyn Jury Rejects Trip & Fall Claim

Long Island & Queens, NY trip and fall lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses how New York juries see through "manufactured" trip & fall claims.

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4/11/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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How Failing to Investigate a NY Slip & Fall Case Can Prove Fatal to the Claim

Long Island & Queens, New York slip & fall lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses how a simple mistake can destroy a valid slip and fall case under NY law.

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3/10/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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NY Appeals Court: Assumption of Risk Doesn't Apply to Rollerblading on Sidewalk

Long Island & Queens, NY trip and fall lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent NY court decision that held inapplicable the "play at your own risk" doctrine.

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2/18/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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Rollerblader Didn't Assume Risk of Uneven Driveway, Says NY Appeals Court

Author of the Free Guide to NY Accident Cases, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim," (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, New York trip and fall and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses how an upstate appeals court reinstated the personal injury claim of a rollerblader that was injured when she tripped over a mis-leveled driveway. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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2/6/2011
Jonathan Cooper
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How a Queens Man's Trip & Fall Claim Nearly Failed - Even Without Opposition

Author of the Free Consumer Guide To NY Accident Cases "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, NY trip and fall attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how one Queens man nearly lost his lawsuit - even though the defense didn't produce any witnesses at trial. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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