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Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Traumatic Brain Injury in Minneapolis, Minnesota
When your brain is injured by a sudden impact to your head, the consequences can be catastrophic and irreversible. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) often results in permanent physical, mental and emotional damage. The compassionate TBI attorneys at The Cochran Firm, Minneapolis have helped many families following the devastation of a brain injury, and we can help you too, so you can focus on healing while we focus on getting you the financial compensation to which you are entitled.
The symptoms of a traumatic brain injury can be immediate or develop slowly and may include seizures, persistent vomiting, debilitating headache, blurred vision, amnesia, paralysis, personality changes and even death. Victims of a traumatic brain injury often need a lifetime of constant medical care and treatment if they survive the injury.
According to the National Institutes of Health, half of all traumatic brain injuries result from auto accidents. Whiplash, a sudden distortion of the neck most commonly seen in car accidents, can cause a traumatic brain injury. Other incidents that can cause traumatic brain injuries are falls, swimming and diving accidents, construction site accidents, and criminal assaults.
When a traumatic brain injury occurs due to someone else's negligence or willful actions, the traumatic brain injury attorneys at The Cochran Firm can help. We have the experience and knowledge to understand and present medical issues along with the legal skills to represent your interests effectively and successfully.
If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury due to someone else’s negligence in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area, please contact the traumatic brain injury attorneys at The Cochran Firm today to schedule a confidential consultation. We will discuss what options are available to you to ensure you receive the financial compensation you need and deserve.
posted by Benjamin A. Irwin at 8:27 AM
Monday, November 8, 2010
Truck Accidents in Miami, Florida
Truck accidents are an unfortunately common occurrence on I-95, the Florida Turnpike and Krome Avenue. What starts out as a leisurely commute to work or running some errands can turn into a violent and deadly day if a truck collides with your car. Truck accident cases often require meticulous attention to detail, and we have experienced accident reconstructors on staff to assist our Miami, Florida Cochran Firm attorneys with these claims.
An injury caused by a negligent truck driver can be catastrophic: a traumatic brain injury, a spinal cord injury, shattered bones, and even an injury that can result in a wrongful death. The safety of everyone on our roads is in jeopardy because of the actions of negligent or reckless truck drivers.
Truck accidents can be caused by truck driver negligence and fatigue or defective and improperly maintained trucks or tires. No matter the circumstances of your accident with a truck, the experienced truck accident attorneys at The Cochran Firm will guide you through every aspect of the legal process quickly and effectively. We will get you the financial compensation you need and deserve for the injuries and losses you have suffered.
If you have been involved in an accident with a truck in the Miami, Florida area, please contact the experienced truck accident attorneys at The Cochran Firm today so you do not have to go through the painful process of recovering your physical and financial life alone. Our Miami truck accident lawyers work on a contingency basis, which means no money is paid to our team unless you receive a settlement or receive a positive verdict and award by the jury and/or judge.
posted by Benjamin A. Irwin at 8:25 AM
Sunday, November 7, 2010
Nursing Home Abuse in Metairie, Louisiana
The fastest growing segment of the population in the United States is the elderly. Since more Americans are living longer, nursing homes are needed and relied upon by more and more families to care for our loved ones who can no longer care for themselves. Sadly, too many nursing homes have betrayed the trust we have placed in them. In some cases, the very people who were supposed to protect the vulnerable elderly are neglecting and abusing them. The Cochran Firm's Metairie, Louisiana attorneys stand ready to hear the details of your case if a loved one has suffered harm due to negligent or abusive care in a nursing facility.
Although victims of nursing home abuse often are unable to communicate instances of abuse, there are warning signs to alert family and friends of what is happening. Unexplained weight loss, loss of mobility, bedsores, bruises, cuts, broken bones, overmedication, unsanitary conditions, missing personal possessions or suspicious activity in financial accounts are all indicators of possible abuse.
Discovering a loved one has been a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect is devastating for family members, but it is important to realize there are laws that hold the abusers legally accountable.
The experienced nursing home abuse attorneys at The Cochran Firm have been protecting the rights of our clients for many years in this challenging and emotional area of the law. We will fight aggressively for those harmed by others and hold the abusers legally liable for their actions.
If you suspect a family member has been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect in the Metairie, Louisiana area, please contact the experienced nursing home abuse attorneys at The Cochran Firm today. Our Metairie, Louisiana attorneys work on a contingency basis, which means we do not get paid unless you are awarded a settlement or award by the judge and/or jury.
posted by Benjamin A. Irwin at 8:22 AM
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Birth Injuries in Memphis, Tennessee
Although the majority of babies are born during joyous, routine and uneventful labors and deliveries, not all newborns are so lucky. Tragically, a mismanaged labor and delivery can result in permanent injuries and life-long disabilities such as brain damage and shattered bones. The Cochran Firm's Memphis, Tennessee birth injury attorneys have experience in these difficult cases, and we are here for you if your child was harmed due to medical error.
An unnecessary birth injury can be the result of a healthcare provider’s failure to recognize and treat a mother's high blood pressure, the failure to respond to fetal distress, oxygen deprivation, the failure to perform a C-section in a timely manner and injuries to the baby caused by forceps and vacuum extraction deliveries among other causes.
The physical, emotional, and financial toll experienced by the parents, siblings and extended family members when a baby is injured at birth can be overwhelming. The costs of providing specialized medical care, rehabilitative therapies, special educational needs, and nursing care for a special needs child are not easily absorbed by most families. At the same time, having to adjust your expectations and dreams for your child while providing support and caring concern can be helped by not having the burden of worrying about how to finance the future of your birth injured child.
The experienced birth injury attorneys at The Cochran Firm have made a heartfelt commitment to ensure families get the maximum financial compensation they need to secure the future of their birth injured child so the family can better cope with their physical and emotional healing free of financial concerns.
If you live in the Memphis, Tennessee area and your child was injured at birth, please contact the experienced birth injury attorneys at The Cochran Firm today. We offer no-cost, no-obligation, confidential consultations, and we work on a contingency basis, which means we collect no money unless you receive a settlement or positive verdict and award.
posted by Benjamin A. Irwin at 4:04 PM
Friday, November 5, 2010
Automobile Accidents in Los Angeles, California
An automobile accident has the capacity to change your life in an instant. Victims of automobile accidents often suffer extensive injuries that bring pain and suffering, disfigurement, loss of income, crushing medical expenses, and months of rehabilitative therapy - if you were lucky enough to survive. It is imperative that you contact an experienced, knowledgeable auto accident attorney such as the ones at the Los Angeles office of The Cochran Firm. These cases can be complicated, but we have highly trained accident investigators on our team who have what it takes to fight these cases and win.
Driver distractions, such as cell phone use and driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs are just a couple examples of situations that can lead to automobile accidents. Speeding, hazardous road and weather conditions and defective vehicles and tires can also lead to motor vehicle crashes, destruction of property and loss of life in California. Even if you obey the rules of the road and drive defensively and cautiously, the chances of being involved in an automobile accident that is no fault of your own are tremendous.
The experienced Los Angeles automobile accident attorneys at The Cochran Firm can have a major impact on the outcome of your insurance claim or lawsuit if you were involved in an automobile accident. They have the knowledge and resources available to greatly enhance your ability to recover the maximum financial compensation you need and deserve to restore your quality of life.
If you live in the Los Angeles, California area and you or someone you care about was injured or killed in an automobile accident, please contact the experienced automobile accident attorneys at The Cochran Firm today to schedule a confidential consultation to discuss your case.
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posted by Benjamin A. Irwin at 4:02 PM
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Wrongful Death in Las Vegas, Nevada
The unexpected and sudden death of a family member can leave the survivors traumatized, disoriented, confused and paralyzed by grief. You may feel unable to think clearly and make the important decisions needed at this tragic time in your lives. The wrongful death attorneys at the Las Vegas office of The Cochran Firm have helped many families in and around Las Vegas deal with the aftermath of a wrongful death, and we can help you, too. While you grieve and try to move on with your lives, we want to take care of the legal aspect of your loss, so you don't have to worry about anything but taking care of yourself and your family.
If you have lost a loved one in an automobile accident, due to medical malpractice or negligence, or because of someone else’s wrongful actions, choosing a wrongful death attorney to protect your legal rights and obtain justice for the deceased is one of the most important decisions you will ever have to make.
The wrongful death attorneys at The Cochran Firm believe every human life has not only a value as a treasured family member, but a financial value as well. Losing that loved one will impact remaining family members who depended on the deceased for comfort and support. As a survivor, you have the legal right to be financially compensated for medical expenses incurred prior to death, funeral and burial expenses, lost income and lost future earning potential had your loved one lived.
If you live in the Las Vegas, Nevada area and you have lost a family member to a wrongful death, please contact the experienced wrongful death attorneys at The Cochran Firm today to protect your legal rights and secure your future.
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posted by Benjamin A. Irwin at 4:01 PM
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Automobile Accidents in Jackson, Mississippi
Automobile accidents are responsible for seriously injuring millions and killing thousands of people every year while changing the lives of victims and survivors forever. The auto accident attorneys at The Cochran Firm in Jackson, Mississippi have helped people injured in accidents caused by someone else’s negligence or careless behavior. We can help you, too.
When you suffer injuries and financial losses in an automobile accident you deserve full financial compensation in a reasonable amount of time. Even minor car accidents can result in huge medical bills and lost time from work. What is very frustrating about many car accidents is that they could have been avoided altogether. The top three causes of fatal automobile accidents involve negligence: speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to control a vehicle.
The toll an automobile accident takes on victims and their families is often devastating. The physical, emotional and financial strain can be overwhelming. The pain and suffering, loss of current and possible future income and the specter of coping with challenging disabilities loom in the future.
The highly knowledgeable and experienced automobile accident attorneys at The Cochran Firm will examine the facts related to your accident, evaluate your claim and determine who is legally responsible for your damages while preparing your case. Our automobile accident attorneys know that costly medical expenses and lost income adds stress and anxiety to the painful injuries you may have suffered.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an automobile accident in Jackson, Mississippi or the surrounding area, please contact the experienced automobile accident attorneys at The Cochran Firm's Jackson, Mississippi office today. Learn how you can protect your legal rights and get the compensation to which you are entitled following injury or death due to someone else's negligence.
posted by Benjamin A. Irwin at 3:58 PM
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Defective Products in Huntsville, Alabama
Despite quality control systems, some companies still manufacture defective or faulty products that can cause serious bodily injury and even death to unsuspecting consumers. Those responsible – manufacturing companies, distributors or individuals – must be held legally accountable for their actions. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says that injuries, deaths and property damage caused by defective consumer products cost the American public over $700 billion dollars every year. The Cochran Firm's Huntsville, Alabama product liability attorneys have handled countless cases in which hardworking people just like you trusted the product you purchased was safe. Instead, they were injured, or even killed, because the product had some sort of defect.
Every day consumers buy and use a vast array of products such as medications, household appliances, automobiles, baby cribs and strollers, toys and pet foods, without a second thought as to the harmful effects these products may have on them, their families, or pets.
The legal system in this country is designed to protect innocent consumers against the negligence of manufacturers or distributors of defective products. Damages or financial compensation for injuries can include payment for your pain and suffering, permanent disability inflicted, lost income, rehabilitation costs, disfigurement injuries and any other expenses incurred due to injuries suffered by the use of faulty products.
The experienced defective product attorneys at The Cochran Firm fully understand the complicated litigation involved in product liability cases and can help you get the compensation you deserve.
Please contact the highly skilled defective product attorneys at The Cochran Firm in Huntsville, Alabama today if you were injured by a defective product or if a loved one died as a result of a defective product. We are committed to obtaining justice for our clients and their families
posted by Benjamin A. Irwin at 3:56 PM
Monday, November 1, 2010
Premises Liability in Houston, Texas
Property owners have a legal responsibility to maintain their properties in a way that does not cause harm to people who have legal access to that property. Negligence on the part of the property owner must be shown in order for him or her to be held legally responsible for injuries or damages sustained on the property. The Houston, Texas office of The Cochran Firm has premises liability attorneys on staff that have had great success in these types of cases in Houston and surrounding areas.
Some common types of accidents and injuries that come under the premises liability umbrella may include dog bites, slip and fall accidents, swimming pool or diving board injuries, exposure to hazardous or toxic substances, a fire in a hotel, or physical assaults caused by inadequate security at a mall. As a victim of an injury sustained on someone else's property you may have been lucky enough to escape with minor scrapes or abrasions or you may have suffered broken bones, a traumatic brain injury, severe burns or been left with life-changing disabilities.
The laws surrounding premises liability claims are complicated. The experienced premises liability attorneys at The Cochran Firm have the knowledge and skill to evaluate your claim quickly and efficiently and get you the financial compensation you need and deserve for the injuries you have suffered. With The Cochran Firm handling your claim, you can concentrate on getting physically and emotionally healed.
If you or someone you care about has been injured on someone else's property in the Houston, Texas area, please contact the experienced premises liability attorneys at The Cochran Firm today to schedule a confidential consultation at no cost to you to learn how to proceed with your claim. We work on a contingency basis, which means we do not collect any money unless we win your case.
posted by Benjamin A. Irwin at 3:54 PM
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