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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 [...]

Social Media Defamation Cases and Personal Injury

Social media is a powerful tool that allows people to interact in ways that they never could before. As with any tool, there are benefits and risks from using it. Certain topics on social media draw heat from users all over the world. Certain social platforms are even notorious for more toxic users. If you want to be active online or have any kind of online presence, you run the risk of receiving personal attacks on your character. Most of the time these can just be comments from a few disgruntled people, however, you never know when the internet will [...]

Shopping Mall Accidents and Personal Injury Claims

  Shopping malls are busy places and like any public place, accidents can happen. The most common shopping mall accidents are automobile accidents. Other common accidents include slips, falls, and even trampling. These happen at busy shopping centers and through no fault of the mall owner. Parking lots are where most of the accidents happen and, if it’s an auto accident, the fault lies with the driver of the car. Shopping Mall Accidents and Injuries Slip and falls are one of the most common shopping center accidents. In parking lots and sidewalks, uneven and cracked pavement is the usual culprit. [...]

Preventing Winter Accidents: 8 Safe Winter Travel Tips

Traveling by car this winter? Winter weather can create dangerous driving conditions for even the most experienced drivers. However, preventing winter accidents can be as easy as taking a few simple steps. Use the following winter driving tips to help you stay safe on the roads this winter. Preventing Winter Car Accidents The best way to prevent winter car accidents altogether is to not venture out onto icy roads. During the winter, snow and ice create risky conditions, which increases the number of car accidents. Only travel if you absolutely have to.  Know the Roads If you have to drive, [...]

Defective Products During the Holidays

  Dealing with defective products during the holidays is one challenge of finding the perfect gift this holiday season. Trying to find the perfect gift can lead to last-minute gifting which can lead people to overlook the potential hazards a gift may pose. Purchasing these products comes with the risk of harmful or dangerous defects.  Learn more about the dangers of defective products as well as how to check for recalls or other safety issues before making your next purchase. What is Product Liability?  Product liability refers to a manufacturer or seller being held liable for placing a defective product [...]

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