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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
What is Distracted Driving?
We often think of distracted driving as driving while texting, but that is far from the only dangerous behavior drivers engage in. Distraction can include:
- Changing a radio station, CD, or MP3 player
- Looking at or modifying GPS equipment
- Eating or drinking
- Applying makeup
- Reading billboards
posted by Admin at 5:46 AM
Monday, March 23, 2015
Chantix: Helping or Harming?
posted by The Cochran Firm at 12:49 PM
Graco Fined by NHTSA
If your child has sustained an injury caused or exacerbated by a Graco car seat, please call (800) 843-3476 to schedule a free consultation with one of the product liability attorneys at The Cochran Firm.
Defective products injure and kill thousands of children every year. Tragically, many of these products are known to be dangerous but are never recalled by the manufacturer. When defective products cause harm, victims and their families have every right to hold the negligent party accountable and seek compensation for all associated damages.
The injury attorneys at The Cochran Firm are among the most successful product liability litigators in the nation. We welcome an opportunity to meet with you free of charge to discuss your case, your rights, and the most effective way to get the justice you are due.
To schedule your free consultation at The Cochran Firm office nearest you, please contact us today.
posted by Admin at 5:43 AM
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Decriminalization, Legalization, and Medical Use: Understanding Marijuana Laws
If you are facing drug charges, please call (800) 843-3476 to schedule a free consultation with one of the the criminal defense lawyers at The Cochran Firm.
Understanding State Laws
Currently, 23 states allow marijuana to be used for medicinal purposes. In a majority of these states, medical users must have a card indicating that their condition allows for marijuana consumption. In medical-only states, having marijuana without a card is illegal.
18 states have decriminalized marijuana. Decriminalization does not make the drug legal, but it does turn possession into a minor civil offense – similar to a traffic ticket.
Recreational use of marijuana is legal in four states: Alaska, Colorado, Washington, and Oregon. Even here, laws regarding sales, distribution, and consumption are often confusing and can lead to criminal charges when misunderstood. If you find yourself being charged with a drug crime in these or any other state, you need a defense lawyer on your side as soon as possible to help protect your freedom.
To schedule your free consultation with one of our experienced defense attorneys, please contact The Cochran Firm today. We have offices throughout the United States to better serve people in all areas of the country.
posted by Admin at 5:16 AM
Monday, March 9, 2015
Clearing Snow off of Your Car
If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed by an irresponsible driver, please call The Cochran Firm at (800) 843-3476 to schedule a free consultation today.
Properly Cleaning Snow off of a Car
Before you drive after a snow storm:
- Clear snow off of the top, sides, and trunk of the car
- Clear snow and ice off of front, back, and side windows
- Clear snow off of side-view mirrors, headlights, and brake lights
- Ensure windshield wipers are not frozen to the window
posted by Admin at 11:03 AM
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posted by The Cochran Firm at 9:34 AM
Monday, March 2, 2015
Unfair Compensation for Detainees
Unfair treatment of detainees is not a new problem. Nor is requiring inmates to perform various jobs for little to no pay. However, when people being detained begin working for less than minimum wage, there are employment law issues that can arise. If you believe you have been mistreated or forced to work for less than state minimum wage while being detained, our experienced attorneys may be able to help you get the fair compensation you are due.
If you are in need of an experienced employment law attorney, please contact The Cochran Firm online or by calling (800) 843-3476 to be put in touch with a lawyer in your area today.
posted by Admin at 10:33 AM
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