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New Mexico family files lawsuit against school district over delayed medical care

Administrators waited hours to transport injured student according to lawsuit A New Mexico family recently filed a delayed medical treatment lawsuit against the Aztec School District over allegations school administrators waited hours to transport a student severely injured during a fight.  The lawsuit claims the victims suffered a traumatic brain injury, a seizure, and requires ongoing medical care as a result of the school’s inability to properly respond to the boy’s medical needs. According to reports, the case dates back to December 2015 when the plaintiff’s son was injured in a schoolyard fight and subsequently lost consciousness while under school [...]

The National Black Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 Announces Ibiere N. Seck as Its New President

The National Black Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 is proud to announce that Ms. Ibiere N. Seck of The Cochran Firm – California will serve as the association's new president for 2017-2018. The National Black Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 is an honorary organization composed of the Top 40 lawyers age 40 or younger in each state. Membership is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to attorneys who excel in their profession or promote diversity.  The National Black Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 is one of the very few preeminent organizations in the United States established to promote the nation’s [...]

Atlanta, D.C. & Metairie Offices: 2017 Best Law Firm List

The Cochran Firm Celebrates “Best Law Firms” Rankings by U.S. News & World Report ATLANTA, Ga., March 17, 2017 – The Cochran Firm is proud to announce three regional offices have been selected “Best Law Firms” for 2017 by U.S. News & World Report.  The Cochran Firm- Atlanta, The Cochran Firm- D.C., and The Cochran Firm- Metairie are ranked among the best in Metropolitan Rankings within the U.S. “U.S. News is the global authority in rankings,” says Tim Smart, executive editor of U.S. News & World Report. This year’s “Best Law Firms” list is based on the highest number of [...]

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. If traveling behind a school bus, it is the law to stop when they are loading or unloading students. According to the National Safety Council, children who lose their lives to bus-related accidents were hit by someone who was illegally passing a stopped bus.  Carpool  [...]

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 or hospital.  Unexpected Outcomes Don’t Amount to Malpractice  Not all cases qualify for a medical malpractice claim. Just because a patient is injured while in their doctor’s care does not entitle them to a claim. With modern medicine continually making new developments there isn’t much [...]

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 collisions, are often the most severe types of auto accidents. Especially when occurring at high speeds, medical attention will be needed immediately for all parties involved. It may be necessary for an on-looker to call 911 if none of the parties involved are in a [...]

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), driving safely in the winter starts before you even get on the road. Regular maintenance and tune-ups important for year-round safe driving but are also important for when the temperature starts to drop. Winter weather can take a toll on car batteries, wipers, coolant, tires, [...]

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