Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) | The Cochran Firm

Overview Traumatic brain injuries or TBI is classified as a brain dysfunction caused by a violent blow or jolt to the head or body. Traumatic brain injury often occurs as a result of a severe sports injury or car accident. TBI can be classified as mild, moderate or severe. A medical diagnosis is essential. Treatment [...]

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Should I Sue My Doctor for Medical Malpractice?

What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor or other health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. The negligence might be the result of errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare or health management. Does Your Case Meet the Criteria for Medical Malpractice? Before you decide [...]

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Preparing For Your Court Date

Preparing For Your Court Date Arriving as the plaintiff or defendant, you should always prepare before entering a courtroom. Below are suggested tips on how you should present yourself for your day in court. Attire First impressions are key. The moment you step foot into the courtroom all eyes will be focused on you, so [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:10:10+00:00July 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Preparing For Your Court Date

Road Safety Tips for Back to School

Road Safety Tips for Back to School With back to school around the corner, roads will be congested from school buses, parents dropping off their children and teen drivers who aren't quite vigilant drivers yet. It is important during this time to slow down and be careful of children, especially when in a school zone. [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:11:16+00:00July 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Road Safety Tips for Back to School

Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

A Medical malpractice case happens when a patient is wounded or deceased due to negligence from a doctor or other health care provider. According to the Institute of Medicine, each year nearly 100,000 people die from medical mistakes, yet fewer than 10% of all acts of medical malpractice results in a claim against the doctor [...]

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How Soon Should You See a Doctor After an Auto Accident?

3 million people in the United States are injured every year in auto accidents. Around 2 million of the resulted injuries are permanent. If you are involved in an auto accident, no matter the severity of the accident, medical attention should be sought.   High Level Severity Auto accidents, such as head-on collisions and intersection [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:13:55+00:00February 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Soon Should You See a Doctor After an Auto Accident?

Tips for Safe Driving in the Winter

The number of auto accidents significantly increase during the winter months due to the hazardous conditions brought by winter weather. It is important to take extra precautions during the winter months for the safety of both yourself and others on the road. Tips for Safe Driving According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), [...]

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Can Any Relative Bring A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Wrongful death claims are brought on when someone is killed due to the negligence of another party or an intentional act. They allow for the estate of the deceased person to file a lawsuit against the party who is legally liable for the death. Wrongful death claims are often filed by a representative of the [...]

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How Does A Class Action Lawsuit Work?

Are you familiar with the terms Asbestos or Mesothelioma? Chances are, you have heard a commercial for a class action lawsuit either on your television or radio. This type of lawsuit is filed by an individual or group of individuals on behalf of a large number of people who have suffered a similar injury or [...]

By |2019-09-26T17:21:57+00:00January 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Does A Class Action Lawsuit Work?