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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  • 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.
  • Why a NY Court Immunized Police Against Claim They Shot Bystander Author of the Free Consumer Guide to New York Accident Cases, 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, New York personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision that immunized the NYPD against the personal injury claim of a woman that was hurt when she was hit in the crossfire between the police and a criminal suspect. For additional information on this topic, readers are encouraged to contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • How Some NY Construction Site Owners Lose Winnable Negligence Cases Published author of the Free book, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim," (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island and Queens Construction Accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper reviews a recent decision from one of New York's appellate courts that highlights how some construction site owners lose negligence cases that might otherwise have been won. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • NY Mets Deny Liability for Drunken Fan's Fall on Woman That Destroyed Her Back Long Island, New York author of "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 discusses how a New York County judge responded to the Mets' disavowing any liability for a tragic accident at Shea Stadium. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Friends Who Got Their Own Designated Driver Drunk Not Liable, Says NY Court Long Island, New York car accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from a Long Island court which held that passengers in a car who had gotten their designated driver drunk were not legally responsible for the accident that followed. For additional information on New York's laws regarding third parties' liability for drunk driving, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-new-yorks-dram-shop-laws-hold-bars-liable-for-drunk-drivers.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • 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.
  • NY High Court Reinstates Child's Hot Water Burn Case Against Building Owner Long Island and Queens, New York child injury and school negligence lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision that was handed down by New York's Court of Appeals that reinstated the burn injury claims by an infant who was scalded by the hot water coming out of the faucet of her apartment's bathtub. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Before Touting Your Pro Tort Reform Credentials, Consider This Long Island/Queens, New York truck accident and child injury attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a trucker who fell asleep at the wheel crashed into a school bus full of children. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.