For nearly 40 years, the lawyers with The Cochran Firm have been successfully representing clients who have been injured by the negligence or wrongdoing of others.
The Cochran Firm’s South Florida office is part of an extensive network of law firms started by the late Johnnie Cochran. As one of the largest personal injury firms in the nation, our injury lawyers and defense attorneys at The Cochran Firm handles all types of injury, malpractice, and criminal defense cases.
Our injury attorneys and defense lawyers in Miami and Ft Lauderdale are some of the best legal minds in the country.
Respected and looked to as trusted legal guides.
The Cochran Firm has obtained significant verdicts and settlements.
Each of our attorneys have years of acclaimed experience defending and winning justice for injured persons. Our entire South Florida team are active members of the community and advocate for the advancement and protection of individual rights.
Our founding partner, Johnnie Cochran Jr’s whole purpose in forming his national law firm was to make sure that EVERYBODY, regardless of their financial status, race, or gender, demand and receive the justice that the laws require and that our constitution demands. We are honored to stand with you, and seek every avenue of justice against those who have hurt you. If you need proven and results-driven legal representation, please call today for a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys.
The Cochran Firm‘s South Florida office has the legal experience, resources, and results-driven strategies that you need to put an end to your legal issues. Based in Miami, Florida, our skilled team of defense lawyers and injury attorneys specialize in handling all types of cases, including:
The Cochran Firm’s commitment to excellence in the courtroom has resulted in 10 unprecedented verdicts in excess of $100 million each, and 35 verdicts in excess of $10 million. The Cochran Firm has secured over $35 billion in verdicts, settlements and judgments for our clients. The results obtained in these numerous cases have made a significant impact on our clients’ lives, communities and industry practices.
$1.6 Billion Jury Verdict for a client for breach of their insurance contract. The lawsuit against Southwestern Life Insurance Company included the company stealing insurance premiums and allowing several insurance policies of family members to lapse and was the largest civil verdict in the U.S. in 2004.
$700 Million Jury Verdict recovered for the family of a young man who was brutally beaten and burned alive.
$700 Million Judgement and Settlement against a chemical plant when the chemical PCB was allowed to migrate off site resulting in property damage and personal injuries.
$390 Million Verdict against DuPont for creating a 112 acre waste site that put residents at risk of disease, including cancer, heart disease, and lead poisoning.
$240 Million Jury Verdict for breaching a confidential relationship, stealing trade secrets, & breaking an implied contract. The lawsuit was brought against The Walt Disney Company.
Over $200 Million against NASCAR in added shareholder value for breach of contract on behalf of the corporation’s shareholders. The plaintiff claimed that NASCAR had conspired with its sister corporation to illegally restrain trade.
$505.1 Million Jury Verdict for a client who underwent a routine colonoscopy. The plaintiff sued Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Baxter Healthcare Corp. and McKesson Corp for giving the client the anesthesia propofol from a 50 ml vial that had bee reused from another patient, resulting in the victim developing hepatitis C several weeks after the procedure.
$381 Million Jury Verdict on behalf of residents of Spelter, West Virginia who were put at risk of cancer, heart disease and lead poisoning when E.I. DuPont negligently created a 112 – acre zinc waste site in their community. DuPont was ordered to pay for the clean up of the property and medical monitoring for the residents of the community Settlement for racial discrimination against the John Deere Company. Our client was a 30 – year employee who was twice denied ownership of a dealership and the results of his case included a mandate for the John Deere Company to create at least 20 African American owned dealerships by 2014.
Over $1 Billion in recoveries for victims of the weight loss drug Fen – Phen. The lawsuit was against the manufacturer American Home Products.