Stand Your Ground Laws

Stand your ground laws grant wide self-defense rights to people who feel like they are in imminent danger, including the use of deadly force. Not all states have them and some states require people to take certain actions before they are legally permitted to use deadly force without being charged with a violent crime. Alabama [...]

By |2017-09-27T14:50:57+00:00September 27th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Stand Your Ground Laws

Protection Bureau Helping Consumers Fight for Their Rights

In recent years, credit card companies and banks have started adding clauses to their contracts that allow them to resolve any claim by individual arbitration. This clause may seem harmless, but it allows companies to evade the judicial system and prevent customers from obtaining relief when they have been wronged by a finance company. Typically, [...]

By |2019-08-30T23:59:33+00:00September 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Protection Bureau Helping Consumers Fight for Their Rights

Nationwide offices of The Cochran Firm contributing to Hurricane Harvey relief

Join us in giving to The American Red Cross to help those in need Offices of The Cochran Firm are banding together to raise money for The American Red Cross to help the victims displaced in the flooding left by Hurricane Harvey. In times of turmoil, our nation shows its true character when we come [...]

By |2017-09-13T11:38:15+00:00September 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Nationwide offices of The Cochran Firm contributing to Hurricane Harvey relief

Alabama Woman Suing for Police Brutality

  Police brutality can take many forms. We’re all familiar with the violent side of police brutality thanks to the publicized incidents of unnecessary police shootings and the riots in Ferguson last year. But there are more subtle forms of police brutality that can have lifelong effects. A mother from Alabama is facing these effects [...]

By |2017-09-07T16:40:32+00:00September 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Alabama Woman Suing for Police Brutality