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The Cochran Firm Announces $3.6M Verdict in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    The Cochran Firm Announces $3.6M Verdict in Wrongful Death Lawsuit of Man Shot 17 Times By Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies Video shows Nicholas Robertson did not point gun at deputies Los Angeles, CA - The Cochran Firm has announced that on Monday a unanimous jury awarded the children of a man fatally shot by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies a total verdict of $3.6 million dollars in a wrongful death lawsuit. 28-year-old Nicholas Robertson died after being shot 17 times by deputies assigned to the Lynwood Sheriff’s Station on Dec. 12, 2015in front of an Arco gas [...]

Florida Doctor Charged with Medical Malpractice in Federal Case

  Marla Dixon was just 19 years old when her baby boy was delivered with limp limbs, a blue face, and a severe case of brain damage due to a lack of oxygen in December of 2013. The baby had to be revived by a medical team since the child was unconscious upon delivery. The child’s life was saved; however, the consequence of the doctor’s carelessness is severe and will affect Marla’s baby for the rest of his life. This was never expected to happen in Marla’s case because her pregnancy had been fairly low-risk. In Ms. Dixon’s case, the [...]

The Five Most Common Medical Malpractice Claims

When you seek professional medical help for a health concern, you expect to be taken care of. While most doctors and nurses do their best to provide their patients with quality care, mistakes still happen. In some cases, these mistakes have life-altering consequences for the patient. If a patient is not correctly treated, the medical professional may be liable for further injury. Let’s take a look at some of the most common medical malpractice claims. 1. Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose In the United States, nearly 12 million people are misdiagnosed in an outpatient setting each year. Misdiagnosis is common [...]

How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

Social media has become a fundamental part of modern life. According to a 2015 study by the Pew Research Center, over 60% of adults use some form of social media. Networking sites provide a space for people to share their experiences, post photos, and catch up with old friends. So what does this have to do with a personal injury case? More than you think. When someone is pursuing a personal injury lawsuit, it’s usually because they’ve suffered a injury, such as a broken bones, a traumatic brain injury, or chronic pain. These individuals deserve compensation for their medical expenses [...]

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13 Year Old Girl killed in Crash During Police Pursuit

In Cleveland, Ohio on December 20, 2019 a 13-year-old girl was struck and killed. The car that killed Tamia Chappman was being pursued by the Cleveland police in a chase. Attorneys say this police chase broke state law, and never should have occurred. They believe that the Cleveland police are to be held accountable for Chappman's death resulting from their reckless pursuit. Attornies at The Cochran Firm Cleveland are representing Tamia Chappman's family. They uphold that Cleveland police failed to comply with police policies and broke the law in the deadly pursuit that killed Tamia last month in East Cleveland. [...]

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 your medication is recalled, and how to seek compensation for damages caused by defective drugs. Why Medication Recalls Happen Because medications are a vital part of healthcare, the FDA has set standards in order to protect consumers from dangerous side effects, including wrongful death. Similar [...]

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. Even though this hurts, it is necessary in order to promote safety and health during this crisis. However, where does that leave businesses and business owners? Many are left up a creek without a paddle. Many businesses hold business interruption insurance and are filing 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 a brain tumor that he was diagnosed with in December 2003. However, after fifteen years, his legacy still lives on. Join us in honoring the life of Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.   Family and Early Childhood Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, October 2, 1937, Johnnie L. [...]

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