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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  • NY Labor Law 240(1) Not Limited to Falling Worker; Also Covers Injuries From Falling Devices, Court Holds Long Island/Queens, New York construction accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from a New York County trial court holding that New York's Labor Laws protect not only those workers injured as the result of a fall from an elevation, but those who are injured as the result of a falling object at a worksite. For additional information on how to prove a construction site accident case under New York law, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-to-prove-a-construction-site-accident-case-in-new-york.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • When Landlords Are Not Held Responsible For Attacks in Their Buildings in NY Long Island, New York personal injury attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from one of New York's appellate courts that set forth one instance where a landlord will not be held responsible for an assault that takes place at his building. For additional information on how personal injury actions are generally evaluated under New York law, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/reports/free-new-york-personal-injury-book-why-most-accident-victims-do-not-recover-the-full-value-of-t.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • How a Brooklyn Girl That Was Dragged By a Backhoe Lost Her Accident Case Long Island, New York child accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a Brooklyn jury turned away a 12 year-old girl who was dragged by a backhoe without any compensation for her injuries. For additional information on how to prove a child's accident case under New York law, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Suffolk Court Highlights Split Between NY Courts In Construction Site Accident Cases Long Island, New York construction accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision that was handed down from a Suffolk County trial court that highlighted a difference of opinion among the different courts in New York regarding whether employers and building owners can be held liable for injuries related to a fall from an affixed ladder at a work site. For additional information on how to prove a construction accident case under New York law, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-to-prove-a-construction-site-accident-case-in-new-york.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • 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.
  • Intoxicated NY House Painter Falls Off His Own Ladder - and Sues Long Island, New York construction accident and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a painter that was drunk fell off his own ladder - and then sued for his personal injuries. For additional information on how to prove a construction site accident case under New York law, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-to-prove-a-construction-site-accident-case-in-new-york.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • What Does Tainted Egg Recall Mean For Your NY Food Poisoning Lawsuit? Long Island, New York food poisoning and defective products attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses the impact of the massive tainted egg recall on a particular food poisoning case under New York law. For additional information on the 3 fatal mistakes to a food poisoning lawsuit, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/3-avoidable-mistakes-can-destroy-your-food-poisoning-lawsuit-in-ny.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Special Needs Student Left at Wrong Stop Gets Hit By 2 Passing Cars Long Island, New York school negligence and negligent supervision attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent bus accident involving a special needs student. 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.
  • In Effort to Reduce Pedestrian Accidents, NYC to Install Countdown Clocks Long Island, New York pedestrian and car accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a new initiative by NYC to reduce pedestrian fatalities. For additional information on how pedestrian and car accident cases are handled under New York law, please go to www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Finding EMS Was Not Reckless, Jury Dismisses EMT's Injury Claim Against NYC Long Island, New York car accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a New York County jury dismissed the personal injury claim by an EMT who was injured when responding to a call. For additional information on New York auto accident cases, please visit https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/practice_areas/long-island-car-accident-lawyerqueens-brooklyn-auto-accident-attorney.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • 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.
  • Injured Cement Truck Driver Covered by NY Labor Law 240(1), Court Holds Long Island, New York construction accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from New York's Appellate Division, Second Department holding that a cement truck driver who was injured more than 100' from a construction site was still entitled to recover for his personal injuries under New York's worker safety statutes. For additional information on how to prove a construction site accident claim under New York law, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-to-prove-a-construction-site-accident-case-in-new-york.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.