Month: September 2017

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Delaware jury awards $3 million in birth injury lawsuit

Court rules negligence by OB/GYN caused child’s permanent disabilities A Delaware jury in New Castle County Superior Court recently handed down a substantial $3 million verdict to a young boy left permanently disabled by the negligence of his mother’s doctor at Dedicated To Women OB/GYN. The birth injury lawsuit accused the doctor overseeing the delivery […]
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DC Massage Envy Worker charged with sexual assault

Multiple victims come forward detailing abuse Metro Police recently charged a former Washington, D.C. massage envy worker with sexually assaulting multiple women during the course of of their visits to the company's Tenleytown location. The abuser, 24-year old Habtamu Gebreselassie, stands accused of multiple counts of sex crimes against his victims, including attempted sexual abuse […]
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Yankees Call for Protective Netting After Foul Ball Injures Toddler

NYC bill would make protective nets mandatory at all baseball stadiums in city A young fan was severely injured at Yankee Stadium after a foul ball hit by Yankee’s third baseman Todd Frazier went 105 miles per hour into the stands. The victim, described as a toddler, was hit squarely in the head while sitting […]
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Equifax Lobbied for Legal Protections Against Class Action Lawsuits

Credit reporting agency sought to limit damages consumers could recover A recent article by The Washington Post exposed the lengths to which companies like Equifax went to insulate themselves from liability in cases where the company’s negligence harmed consumers. According to the report, Equifax spent $500,000 this year lobbying members of Congress to introduce bills […]
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FL Nursing Home May Avoid Accountability Through Forced Arbitration

The Florida nursing home where eight residents died after the facility’s air conditioning went out during Hurricane Irma may be able to avoid accountability in a court of law through the industry wide practice of forcing residents to sign arbitration clauses. These contractual agreements require residents to essentially sign away their legal right to sue […]
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The Cochran Firm Contributing to Hurricane Harvey Relief

Join us in giving to The American Red Cross to help those in need Offices of The Cochran Firm are banding together to raise money for The American Red Cross to help the victims displaced in the flooding left by Hurricane Harvey. In times of turmoil, our nation shows its true character when we come […]
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