In an effort to educate the general public - BEFORE they even contact a lawyer - about the necessary elements to a successful claim in the areas of:

Long Island & Queens, New York personal injury attorney Jonathan Cooper has published numerous educational articles on these topics. By way of background, Jonathan Cooper is the 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?"

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  • What Type of Construction Risks Are Protected By NY Labor Law §240(1)? Long Island, New York construction accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses the types of elevation-related risks that are protected by statute in New York. For additional information on how to prove your construction site accident case under New York law, please visit 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.
  • How to Prove a Trip and Fall Case Against New York City A recent decision by one of New York's courts provides a good summary of the ways in which you can prove a negligence case against New York City in a trip and fall case. For additional information on this topic, please visit https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/practice_areas/slip-trip-and-fall-accident-lawyer-long-island-new-york-queens.cfm or contact Long Island, New York trip and fall lawyer Jonathan Cooper directly at 516.791.5700.
  • The 2 Types of NY Labor Law §200 Cases - and How to Prove Them Long Island, New York construction accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses the two types of New York Labor Law §200 cases, and how to prove each one of them. For additional information on how construction site accident cases are handled under New York law, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516.791.5700.
  • May '10 Newsletter Long Island, New York business litigation, negligent supervision and construction accident attorney Jonathan Cooper's May 2010 Newsletter announces the launch of Mr. Cooper's educational videos on breach of contract, negligent supervision and New York auto accident cases. For additional information on these topics, please visit his website at www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.
  • How the "Special Use" Doctrine Applies to Trip and Fall Cases in NY A recent opinion by a New York County court demonstrates how the "special use" doctrine provides another way for people injured by a defective walkway to prove their negligence case under New York law. For additional information on how to prove a negligence case in general under New York law, please visit Long Island, New York personal injury attorney Jonathan Cooper's website at www.JonathanCooperLaw.com, or call his office at 516.791.5700.
  • April 2010 Newsletter In the April, 2010 edition of his firm newsletter, Long Island, New York school negligence, business litigation and consumer product recall attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how one New York City school's narrow escape from liability should trouble us all, another reason why many business fraud claims fail under New York law, and the most important question you should have answered before starting a products liability case in New York.
  • March '10 Newsletter In the March '10 edition of his newsletter, Long Island, New York business litigation,construction site accident and consumer product recall attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses when New York lawyers try to defend the indefensible, how just a website can render you subject to a New York court's jurisdiction, why one Brooklyn judge dismissed a construction worker's injury case - and thereby disregarded a jury's verdict, and why no one should be surprised that Toyota's "fixes" of their faulty brake pedals didn't work. For additional information on any of these topic areas, please visit Jonathan Cooper's website at www.JonathanCooperLaw.com, or his New York business litigation blog at www.nysmallbusinessattorney.com.
  • The Most Important Issue Before You Start a NY Products Liability Case In this article, Long Island, New York product liability attorney and author of Why Are There So Few Successful Defective Products Lawsuits? Jonathan Cooper discusses the first, and most potent, way that companies typically defend against defective products lawsuits: attacking the credentials of the plaintiff's experts. For additional information on defective products cases under New York law, please visit www.ProductsLiabilityBook.com.
  • When Can a Trial Court Modify the Size of a Jury's Award Under NY Law? In this article, Long Island, New York personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses the rules governing when a New York court is empowered to intervene and interfere with a jury's verdict and award. For additional information on how accident cases are handled under New York law, please order a copy of Jonathan Cooper's FREE book on accident cases from www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com, or contact his office directly at 516.791.5700.
  • Another Way to Prove Your Negligence Case Under NY Law In this article, Long Island, New York child accident and construction site accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how the res ipsa loquitur doctrine offers another way that plaintiffs can prove that the defendants should be held responsible for their personal injuries. For additional information on accident cases generally, and what mistakes to avoid to assure that your otherwise meritorious claim is not compromised, please download Jonathan Cooper's Free ebook on New York accident cases at www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com, or contact him directly at his Nassau County office at 516.791.5700.
  • Why Most Slip & Fall On Snow & Ice Cases Fail in NY's Courts Contrary to popular belief, winning a slip and fall over ice case is particularly tough - at least under New York law - explains Jonathan Cooper
  • February '10 Newsletter In the February '10 edition of his newsletter, Long Island, New York breach of contract, construction site accident and defective product attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses why a New York appeals court recently held that kids cannot sue their foster parents in negligence, how Toyota was caught attempting to conceal their defective designs, and the cost of failing to reduce your agreements to writing. For additional information on any of these topic areas, please visit Jonathan Cooper's website at www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.