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Florida nursing home where 8 died in Hurricane Irma may avoid accountability through forced arbitration

Posted on: September 19, 2017
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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Nationwide offices of The Cochran Firm contributing to Hurricane Harvey relief

Posted on: September 8, 2017
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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Join us at the New Community Fair Day in Waldorf, MD on August 26th

Posted on: August 22, 2017
New Community COGIC helping students prepare for the 2017 - 2018 school year The New Community Church of God In Christ is helping school children in Waldorf, Maryland prepare for the new year by proving students with backpacks and school supplies during its New Community Fair Day this Saturday at 5:00 PM on August 26, […]
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Reports show serious safety lapses led to shutdown at United Medical Center

Posted on: August 15, 2017
Obstetrics ward possibly put lives at risk due to lack protocol According to a recent article in The Washington Post, serious safety lapses forced regulators from the Department of Health to shut down the obstetrics ward at United Medical Center in Southeast Washington, D.C. The article references a pair of mistakes that put both newborns […]
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Tennessee family files personal injury lawsuit against amusement park over Ferris wheel accident

Posted on: August 10, 2017
Lawsuit claims amusement park ride was defectively designed and manufactured The family of a young girl injured on a Ferris wheel at a county fair in Tennessee recently filed a personal injury lawsuit against the manufacturer and operator of the amusement park ride alleging the defendants are responsible for the victim’s injuries. The lawsuit claims […]
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The Cochran Firm, D.C. announces Spring 2017 Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Memorial Scholarship winner

Posted on: August 9, 2017
Brandon Banks of Brooklyn Park, MN wins $1,000 scholarship The Cochran Firm, D.C. is pleased to announce Brandon Banks from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota has won the Spring 2017 Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for his essay on How Social Media Has Helped Advance the Cause of Civil Rights in America. Our office received many […]
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Police ask for help in case of Benjamin Stoddert Middle School worker accused of sexually abusing 24 students

Posted on: August 1, 2017
Carlos Deangelo Bell charged with attempt to infect students with HIV Police are asking the public for help to unravel the case of a former Benjamin Stoddert Middle School worker accused of sexually abusing 24 male students from March 2015 to June 2017. The HIV-positive defendant stands accused of 119 counts of child sex abuse, […]
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NBC News story covers links between using Baby Powder and developing ovarian cancer

Posted on: July 31, 2017
Victims blame Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn users about health risks A recent report by NBC News examined the possible links between using Baby Powder, Shower to Shower, and other talcum-based products sold by pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and developing ovarian cancer. While J&J claims its talcum powder products pose an […]
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Venus Williams denies liability in wrongful death lawsuit

Posted on: July 26, 2017
Documents show tennis star alleges victims’ own negligence caused injuries Defense attorneys for tennis superstar Venus Williams recently responded to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the widow and fellow passenger involved in a fatal traffic collision on June 09, 2017. According to reports, Williams denies all liability in the crash, going as far as […]
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Jury Awards Victim $4.725 Million for Catastrophic Injuries Caused by Defective Ladder

Posted on: July 20, 2017
Product liability lawsuit recovers compensation for injury victim A Florida federal jury recently awarded a Broward County man almost $5 million in compensation over injuries he sustained after falling from a defectively manufactured step ladder. The claim, filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida claimed Tricam Industries build the defective product […]
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