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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  • Why This School Assault Case, Which Left Girl in a Coma, Would Fail in New York Long Island & Queens, New York school injury, assault and negligence lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses why this brutal assault, which left a teenage girl in a coma, would likely fail in front of the New York courts. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Finding School's Conduct "Egregious," Court Denies Motion to Dismiss Student's Injury Claim Long Island & Queens, New York school negligence and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from a Federal Court that denied a school's motion to dismiss a negligence lawsuit because its conduct could be deemed "egregious." For additional information on how to prove a school negligence 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.
  • Is Our Kids' School Bus Safety In NY Worth $500? Author of the Free Consumer 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 bus accident and school injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses how some school districts have begun using video cameras on buses to reduce instances of drivers ignoring bus stop signs. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • 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.
  • Why New York's Anti-Bullying Law Won't Protect Students Long Island & Queens, New York school injury and accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how New York's anti-bullying statute will probably not prove effective at reducing or eliminating school bullying. For additional information on how New York's courts will evaluate a school's liability for bullying that occurs, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/blog/can-a-school-be-held-liable-for-bullying-under-new-york-law.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Finding That Student Assumed the Risk, NY School Negligence Case Dismissed Author of the Free NY Accident Guide, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, New York school negligence and negligent supervision lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from New York's Court of Claims that dismissed the school negligence claims of a college student after a trial. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Sometimes, Even New York's Public Schools Admit They Were Negligent Long Island & Queens, New York school negligence and negligent supervision lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a school admitted it was negligent. For additional information on how to prove a school negligence case under New York law, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • In Drunk Teen Case, Parents' Liability for Negligent Supervision Extends Beyond Their Property, NY Court Holds Author of the Free consumer guide, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens negligent supervision and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from New York State's highest court that extended parental liability in drunk teen cases beyond the limits of their own homes. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • We Owe No Duty to Tell You About Threats to Your Kids, Says NYC Dept of Ed Author of the Free Consumer Guide, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim," (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island and Queens, New York school negligence and negligent supervision lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses the position that New York City's Department of Education took in a case that is currently on appeal. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • 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.
  • 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.