The blog by published author of the Free book on New York accident claims, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim," as well as the New Yorker's guide to defective product claims, "Why Are There So Few Successful Defective Products Lawsuits?" is intended to educate the general public about issues of interest, particularly innovations and changes in the law, in the areas of school negligence (and/or negligent supervision), construction accidents, slip and/or trip and fall accidents, auto accidents, and, of course, defective or dangerous products.

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  • One of the Biggest Dangers of Going to Trial in a New York Car Accident Case Author of the New York Accident Guide, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, New York car accident and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses one of the biggest dangers of going to trial in a New York auto accident lawsuit. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at his Nassau County office at 516-791-5700.
  • Study Finds That Drivers of 'Poor" Safety-Rated Cars 3 Times More Likely to Die in Side-Impact Car Crash Author of the 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 car accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent study that found some cars more than 3 times more dangerous than others in side-impact crashes. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • NY Liable for Creating Snowbank "Deathtrap" at Bridge, Says Appeals Court Author of the New York guide to accident cases (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, New York auto accident and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from one of New York's appellate courts that reinstated the wrongful death claims against New York State. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Dangerous Intersection Just Outside NY School Caused Student's Death, Mom Claims Nassau County car accident and school injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent lawsuit that was filed by the mother of a high school student who was tragically killed in a traffic accident just outside her school in Staten Island. For additional information on how to prove a case against a municipality for unsafe intersections, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/dangerous-intersections-municipal-liability-under-new-york-law.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Long Island Looking for (Wrong) Solutions to Avert Wrong-Way Car Crashes Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent article putting forth the means that are being considered to avert further wrong-way crashes across Long Island.
  • Malfunctioning Traffic Signals in NYC a Recipe for Disaster - But Not City Liability Author of the New York guide to accident cases, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, New York car accident and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses the legal implications of malfunctioning traffic signals throughout New York City. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at his Nassau County office 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Driver Runs School Bus Stop Signal, Then Explains "I Didn't Know What It Meant" Long Island, New York school bus and auto accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a driver ran through a school bus's stop signal because she apparently didn't understand what the sign meant. For additional information on how auto and bus accident cases are handled under New York law, please download Jonathan Cooper's free book on New York accident cases at 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.
  • Police Must Still Drive Responsibly, Even When Responding To Emergency, NY High Court Holds Long Island, New York author of The New York Accident Book, Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent and important decision from New York's Court of Appeals that placed strict limits on a police officer's rights to rely upon certain provisions of the Vehicle and Traffic Law that give them greater latitude in the care they must show while driving.