Family Demands Answers After Their 22 Month-Old Child Dies in Foster Care

Cleveland, Ohio 6/25/2020- The parents of a 22-month-old child are demanding answers from the Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services as to why their child was left unattended and allowed to choke to death on playing cards on June 16.  Cochran Firm attorney Stanley Jackson does not believe this was an isolated incident [...]

By |2020-08-20T15:13:01+00:00June 25th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Family Demands Answers After Their 22 Month-Old Child Dies in Foster Care

Witness to Rayshard Brooks Shooting Speaks Out

Atlanta, Georgia 6/18/2020- Two Memphis men who had traveled to Atlanta to pursue their dreams in music were in Wendy’s drive-through to witness the shooting of Rayshard Brooks. Additionally, their vehicle was struck on the passenger side by a stray bullet fired by the ex-police officer Garrett Rolfe. “I mean, I don’t know where to [...]

By |2020-08-20T15:10:46+00:00June 18th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Witness to Rayshard Brooks Shooting Speaks Out

The Cochran Firm Calls for Firing of Officers Involved in the In-Custody Death of Tommy Mcglothen, Jr.

Shreveport, Louisiana 6/10/2020- James Carter of The Cochran Firm Shreveport is representing the family of Tommy McGlothen, Jr.  McGlothen, 44, died after he was taken into custody by Shreveport police in April.  McGlothen was known to suffer from schizophrenia and depression and was acting strangely, walking up and down the street prior to the incident [...]

By |2020-08-18T20:25:53+00:00June 10th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on The Cochran Firm Calls for Firing of Officers Involved in the In-Custody Death of Tommy Mcglothen, Jr.

A Look Into Police Brutality in the United States

What is police brutality? Britannica defines police brutality in the United States as “the unwarranted or excessive and often illegal use of force against civilians by U.S. police officers. Forms of police brutality have ranged from assault and battery (e.g., beatings) to mayhem, torture, and murder. Some broader definitions of police brutality also encompass harassment [...]

By |2020-06-30T15:36:59+00:00June 5th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on A Look Into Police Brutality in the United States

Update: The Family of 13-Year-Old Tamia Chapman File Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Cleveland, Ohio 5/28/2020- The family of 13-year-old Tamia Chapman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.  They are alleging that the Cleveland police officers involved in the car chase that led to her death are responsible because they disregarded police procedures.  The lawsuit was filed against 22 officers who violated Ohio law and department procedures during [...]

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The Cochran Firm Cleveland Attorneys Release Surveillance Video of Off-Duty Officer Jose Garcia Firing Into a Moving Vehicle

Cleveland, Ohio 5/12/2020- Attorneys Shean Williams and Stanley Jackson of The Cochran Firm Cleveland released surveillance video of off duty officer Jose Garcia firing into the vehicle of 23-year-old Desmond Franklin as he passed their moving vehicle on a busy street.  They also provided a counter-narrative that alleges the officer used racial slurs in his [...]

By |2020-08-18T19:52:27+00:00May 12th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on The Cochran Firm Cleveland Attorneys Release Surveillance Video of Off-Duty Officer Jose Garcia Firing Into a Moving Vehicle

What to do if Your Medication is Recalled

Medication recalls are nothing new. Drug recalls occur every year whenever a flaw in a prescription drug could cause significant harm to consumers. Recalls are issued by pharmaceutical companies in order to swiftly remove potentially dangerous prescription drugs from the market. Here we have gathered information about why drug recalls happen, what to do if [...]

By |2020-04-14T21:21:18+00:00April 30th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on What to do if Your Medication is Recalled

Business Interruption Insurance Claims

With the event of the COVID-19 or novel coronavirus pandemic, both the U.S. Federal Government and local state governments have mandated that non-essential businesses close their doors in order to slow the spread of the disease. This has put many Americans out of work, disrupted the supply chain, and caused significant damage to the economy. [...]

By |2020-04-14T21:22:01+00:00April 15th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Business Interruption Insurance Claims

Honoring Our Founder, Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. after 15 Years

Fifteen years ago today, Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. passed away. He was a lawyer, a father, a philanthropist, and a civil libertarian. Mr. Cochran dedicated his life to bringing justice to individuals in any situation. Johnnie’s death came on suddenly on March 29th, 2005. About a year earlier, in April 2004, he received surgery for [...]

By |2020-03-16T17:46:48+00:00March 29th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Honoring Our Founder, Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. after 15 Years

The Families of Two Teenagers Killed in a Car Crash Are Asking Authorities How Their Children’s Bodies Were Swapped

Pensacola, Florida 3/6/2020- The Cochran Firm Dothan is representing the family of Deleigha Gibson (18) who, with her friend Samara Cooks (15), was tragically killed in a car crash near Pensacola last July.  The lawsuits filed by the families are aimed at the Florida Highway Patrol, the Pensacola District Commander, Escambia County Coroner, Escambia County [...]

By |2020-08-18T19:44:55+00:00March 6th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on The Families of Two Teenagers Killed in a Car Crash Are Asking Authorities How Their Children’s Bodies Were Swapped
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