Month: June 2015

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Do I Have a Case?

FDA alert: popular diabetes drug Invokana linked to ketoacidosis

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently warned diabetes patients that using the popular drug Invokana could cause serious health problems. The FDA warned Invokana users that the type 2 diabetes medication may cause dangerously high levels of blood acids (ketones). Excessive levels of ketones in the bloodstream can cause ketoacidosis, an emergency medical condition caused by an […]
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Trinity Guardrails whistleblower awarded $199 million

Federal Judge more than triples jury verdict Joshua Harman, the Virginia man at the center of a $663 million settlement with Trinity Industries, is walking away with $199 million after filing a qui tam lawsuit.  The award comes after a federal court in Texas more than tripled a $175 million verdict handed down by a jury last […]
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Second lawsuit filed against Caitlyn Jenner over fatal car crash

Suit alleges negligence in February crash involving reality TV star A Hollywood talent manager is suing reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner over a fatal car wreck allegedly caused by the former Olympic gold medal winner. In her lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Jessica Marie Steindorff alleges that "Bruce Jenner a/k/a Caitlyn Jenner" acted "negligently, carelessly, recklessly and […]
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D.C. Public Schools' largest food vendor settles whistleblower lawsuit for $19.4 million

Chartwells, the largest food vendor for DC Public Schools (DCPS), recently agreed to a $19.4 million settlement with the the District of Columbia’s Office of the Attorney General to resolve claims the vendor overcharged the city’s government and provided substandard nutrition to students.  Terms of the settlement include over $14 million in repayment to the […]
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Courthouse News Service: Family Represented by The Cochran Firm, D.C. Says Firemen Were Asleep on the Job

Courthouse News Service, a nationwide news service for lawyers and the news media, recently covered the Medric Cecil Mills case. The Mills family is represented by Karen Evans, partner with The Cochran Firm, D.C. The Mills family has filed a wrongful death claim, alleging that D.C. firefighters let Medric Cecil Mills die of a heart attack across the […]
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Washington Post: Family of man who died near D.C. fire station files lawsuit, represented by Karen Evans of The Cochran Firm, D.C.

The Washington Post covered The Cochran Firm, D.C.'s press conference announcing the filing of a $7 million wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the failure of fire and EMS department to help Medric Cecil Mills, who was not helped after he suffered a fatal heart attack across the street from a fire station in Northeast D.C. The […]
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CBS WUSA 9 covers $7.7 million wrongful death lawsuit by family represented by The Cochran Firm, D.C.

WUSA 9, CBS' Washington, D.C. affiliate, covered The Cochran Firm, D.C.'s press conference announcing the filing of a $7.7 million wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the death of Medric Cecil Mills, Jr. Mills suffered a medical emergency across the street from a Northeast D.C. fire station, but firefighters and EMS workers inside the fire station […]
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WTOP: Family of man (represented by The Cochran Firm) who died outside D.C. fire station files wrongful death suit

WTOP covered The Cochran Firm, D.C.'s press conference announcing the filing of a $7.7 million wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the death of Medric Cecil Mills, Jr., who suffered a medical emergency across the street from a D.C. fire station but was not provided help by firefighters or EMS workers. Karen Evans, partner with The Cochran […]
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Washington Times: D.C. family sues city over death of patriarch refused help by emergency workers

On June 3, 2015, the Washington Times covered The Cochran Firm, D.C.'s press conference announcing a $7.7 million wrongful death lawsuit arising from the untimely death of Medric Cecil Mills, Jr. Mills collapsed from a heart attack across the street from a Northeast Washington, D.C. fire station, but firefighters inside the station refused to provide […]
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Family of Cecil Mills, represented by The Cochran Firm, D.C., files $7 million wrongful death lawsuit

Fox 5 covered The Cochran Firm's press conference announcing the filing of a $7 million wrongful death lawsuit over the death of Medric Cecil Mills. The Mills family is represented by Karen Evans, partner with The Cochran Firm, D.C. DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG Mills collapsed across the street from a D.C. firehouse in […]
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