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$3.9M Settlement Secured for Twyman Family

In June of 2019 24-year-old Ryan Twyman had an encounter with Los Angeles County deputies that resulted in the young man being shot 34 times.  After receiving a tip that Twyman was in the Willowbrook apartment parking lot, the deputies blocked the exit with their cruiser and approached Twyman's vehicle.  Less than a minute later Twyman was dead.  No weapons were found in his car. Los Angeles County leaders have approved a $3.9 million settlement for Twyman's family.  In an interview, Cochran Firm attorney Brian Dunn explains that, albeit slowly, things are changing for the better citing fewer LAPD homicides [...]

Cochran Client Spends First Thanksgiving With Family After His Sentence is Vacated.

In February of 2020 Christian Pacheco had his sentence vacated after nearly 25 years of being wrongfully convicted.  Now, he looks forward to spending time with his family over the first holiday season since his release. “I am so thankful for those who supported me throughout my wrongful incarceration and in the months since I have regained my freedom.  Every day is a blessing and I cherish having the opportunity to once again spend this special occasion with my family and friends, watching football, eating, and celebrating life.”   - Christian Pacheco Read more.

Remembering the Civil & Women’s Right Hero: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Some remember her as an activist, and some may remember her as a feminist icon. However, Ruth Bader Ginsburg will forever be remembered as a champion of equality. She made it her life’s work to make sure that no matter what you look like or who you love  that you will be treated as an equal in society and in the eyes of the law. She did this by eliminating gender-based stereotyping in legislation and regulations. Many consider RBG the architect of the legal fight for women’s rights in the 1970’s. Without a doubt, she changed the world for the [...]

Family Grieves The Loss Of Family Member Who Was Struck By DWI Driver

Dallas, Texas 11/22/2019- Larry Taylor of The Cochran Firm Dallas and the family of Melvin Taylor are asking lawmakers to do more to keep the public safe from intoxicated drivers.  On October 29 Melvin, a marine veteran from Lancaster, TX,  was killed in a wrong-way crash as Chaz Thames drove northbound in the southbound lane of the Dallas North Tollway.  Thames had been convicted in numerous DWI charges before the crash that took Melvin’s life. “There are devices that you can actually put on someone that let you know immediately if they have alcohol in their system. There are things [...]

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Cochran Client Spends First Thanksgiving With Family After His Sentence is Vacated.

In February of 2020 Christian Pacheco had his sentence vacated after nearly 25 years of being wrongfully convicted.  Now, he looks forward to spending time with his family over the first holiday season since his release. “I am so thankful for those who supported me throughout my wrongful incarceration and in the months since I have regained my freedom.  Every day is a blessing and I cherish having the opportunity to once again spend this special occasion with my family and friends, watching football, eating, and celebrating life.”   - Christian Pacheco Read more.

What are the Most Common Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents?

Semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles are a common sight on Interstate Highways and in rural areas. Nearly two million semi-trucks are in operation, distributing products throughout the United States and significantly contributing to the economy. Large trucks are categorized as weighing 10,000 pounds. These trucks can be involved in accidents involving injuries and fatalities. Accidents involving large commercial trucks tend to occur in rural areas or interstate highways. While there are many causes of truck accidents, collision with another vehicle is the most common. Due to their size and the relatively long time it takes to stop a semi, [...]

Remembering the Civil & Women’s Right Hero: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Some remember her as an activist, and some may remember her as a feminist icon. However, Ruth Bader Ginsburg will forever be remembered as a champion of equality. She made it her life’s work to make sure that no matter what you look like or who you love  that you will be treated as an equal in society and in the eyes of the law. She did this by eliminating gender-based stereotyping in legislation and regulations. Many consider RBG the architect of the legal fight for women’s rights in the 1970’s. Without a doubt, she changed the world for the [...]

Understanding Natural Disaster Assistance Litigation Against Insurance Firms

What happens in the aftermath of a devastating storm? Natural disasters usually include seven main events. These events are: landslides, volcanic eruptions, tornadoes, lightning, tsunamis, hurricanes and earthquakes. While natural disasters are considered “an act of God” other disasters may involve negligence of another entity, like a corporate entity that was sweeping something under the rug (e.g., allegations related to PG&E and the California wildfires), or, as is true most times, an insurance company that has an unwritten, “Section U,” that tells adjusters to deny all claims initially then low-ball later (e.g., the insurance company portrayed in the fictional legal [...]

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