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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
When is the Federal Government Involved in a Criminal Case?
- Terrorist threats (which are often made using communication lines that cross state borders)
- Drug-related crimes
posted by Admin at 6:46 AM
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Are White Collar Criminal Offenses Minor?
posted by Admin at 6:45 AM
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
NHTSA Bike Safety Tips
- Drivers should signal their turns and drive predictably
- Drivers should always treat bicycles as other vehicles and give them enough room
- Both drivers and bicyclists should turn off cell phones
- Bicyclists should not use headphones to listen to music while riding
- Bicyclists should always drive on the right side of the road
- Bicyclists should make an extra effort to be visible by wearing bright colors and reflective devices
posted by Admin at 6:43 AM
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Is a Bad Result Automatically Medical Malpractice?
Labels: Medical Malpractice
posted by Admin at 6:42 AM
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
What Are Grounds for Appeal in a Criminal Case?
You can visit our criminal process page for more information about the legal system, but it's important to understand what an appeal is not. It isn't:
forum to introduce new evidence
Instead, a criminal case appeal relies on specific procedural grounds. You must argue that some element of the original trial was improperly conducted on either Constitutional or statutory grounds. Common disputes cited in an appeal include:
admitted in violation of the law
The Cochran Firm's defense attorneys will be vigilant in protecting your rights. If we believe anything improper has happened at trial and that the impropriety affected the result, we will vigorously pursue an appeal on your behalf.
If you need an experienced defense attorney, please contact The Cochran Firm today for a free consultation.
posted by Admin at 10:49 AM
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Will I Get Face-to-Face Help at a National Law Firm?
However, we understand that you might be a little wary of large, nationwide firms. Everyone wants individualized, face-to-face attention. And fortunately, that's exactly what you'll receive at The Cochran Firm.
As mentioned above, The Cochran Firm is a network of firms across the country. It is a not operated out of a centralized office in one specific location. Instead, we have offices located in more than a dozen states. You can find our office locations here.
All of our attorneys are based in the states where they practice and they are credentialed in those states. They understand the relevant state and local laws, and they have experience with the local court systems.
When you become a client of The Cochran Firm, you join a firm that is committed to clear, open client communication. We will treat your case with the seriousness it deserves and give you the attention you need.
Your case is not just a file number for us. We will learn your story, and we will be committed to telling it in a skillful and effective manner.
If you need experienced personal injury lawyers you can trust, please contact The Cochran Firm today for a free consultation.
posted by Admin at 10:45 AM
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Is An Auto Accident Always Someone's Fault?
The root cause of most accidents is negligence: someone simply failed to live up to their legal obligations. That someone is usually a driver, but it can also include:
If you've been hurt in an accident and you're not sure if you have a case, contact us for a free consultation. We will evaluate your case and investigate your accident in order to determine if you have a claim.
In some circumstances, accidents really were unavoidable and there's no viable legal claim. If that's the case, we will always be honest with you and make clear the rationale behind our thought process.
But more often, we are able to discover the negligence that ultimately led to your accident.
This isn't being greedy or litigious. Instead, it's about helping innocent victims pursue the compensation they deserve.
If you've been hurt and need an experienced auto accident lawyer, please contact The Cochran Firm today for a free consultation.
posted by Admin at 10:40 AM
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