Month: October 2014

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Virginia DOT to remove Trinity highway guardrails alleged to cause injuries, deaths

ET-Plus Removal follows $175 million verdict in whistleblower claim   The Virginia Department of Transportation recently announced plans to remove highway guardrails made by Trinity Industries, which are being blamed for injuries and deaths nationwide. The Virginia DOT plans to seek reimbursement for the removal expenses from Trinity, according to media reports. A Texas jury […]
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Medical malpractice attorney Karen Evans interviewed about legal practice on TV show "Chat With a Lawyer"

Experienced medical malpractice attorney and former nurse Karen E. Evans was recently interviewed on the television show "Chat With A Lawyer." Chat With a Lawyer hosted by attorney Wala Blegay and broadcast on District Heights and Mount Rainer Cable Stations (Verizon 25/Comcast 71). The show aims to connect the local community with lawyers who provide services […]
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Another doctor accused of taking nude photos of female patients

California medical board investigators have alleged that a physician working in a San Diego health clinic for uninsured and low-income individuals took illicit nude photos of patients. More than a dozen women have accused endocrinologist Dr. Jeffrey J. Abrams of misconduct, according to an attorney representing one of the victims. Dr. Abram’s cellphone had 1,300 […]
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Takata airbag recall expands, attracts greater Capitol Hill attention

Faulty airbags allegedly explode, severely injuring drivers The U.S. government is urging drivers of nearly 8 million vehicles to repair airbags. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration stated that inflator mechanisms in airbags, mostly made by Takata, can explode, spraying drivers with metal fragments when airbags are deployed, potentially causing serious personal injuries to the […]
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D.C. rabbi accused of secretly filming women

Prominent rabbi allegedly invaded women’s privacy Police have alleged that prominent a Washington, D.C. rabbi secretly videotaped at least six women in a changing and shower area of a synagogue. Dr. Barry Freundel faces charges that he installed a camera disguised as a clock in a private shower of the National Capital Mikvah. Freundel was […]
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WTOP radio interviews medical malpractice attorney and former nurse Karen Evans on legal rights of nurses who contract Ebola

WTOP News Radio recently interviewed Karen Evans, a partner with The Cochran Firm, D.C., about the legal rights of nurses who contract Ebola. Evans is an experienced medical malpractice attorney and a former nurse.
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Litigation over hypertension drug Benicar moves forward

Litigation over the blood pressure drug Benicar is beginning to move forward. A U.S. Magistrate Judge recently set a pretrial conference date for plaintiff Susanne Ambler and defendant Daiichi Sankyo, the Japanese global pharmaceutical firm. Following the approval of a joint motion of a protective order, both parties are permitted to begin the discovery process. The […]
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FierceHealthcare interviews attorney and former nurse Karen Evans about legal implications of Ebola

Popular healthcare industry news website FierceHealthcare recently interviewed attorney and former nurse Karen Evans about the legal implications of Ebola for hospitals and hospital workers. Evans is an accomplished trial attorney and partner with The Cochran Firm, D.C.
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Attorney and former nurse Karen Evans discusses legal rights for hospital workers amid Ebola fears on Fox 5

DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG On Oct. 17, 2014, Karen Evans, former nurse and medical malpractice attorney with The Cochran Firm, D.C., discussed the legal rights of hospital workers amid fears of an Ebola outbreak in America. Evans appeared on the Washington, D.C. Fox 5 morning show to discuss legal issues associated with the […]
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Ebola outbreak raises legal issues

The current worldwide Ebola outbreak is the largest ever recorded and also the first time Ebola-related deaths have occurred in America. According to the CDC, there is no specific treatment or vaccine for the deadly virus. The Ebola hemorrhagic virus, simply called Ebola in news reports, is a disease that may cause extremely serious conditions, […]
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