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Monday, March 24, 2014

Sharing the Road With Pedestrians

Walking is a pastime enjoyed by millions of Americans. And if you're one of these Americans, you have a right to walk safely along the nation's roadways. The Cochran Firm's auto accident lawyers believe strongly that vehicle drivers have a legal obligation to share the road with pedestrians.

Unfortunately, the number of pedestrian injuries we see makes clear that too many drivers fail to take this responsibility seriously. We can help if you've been struck by a car while walking or biking in a safe, legal fashion.

When you cross the street at an intersection with the light in your favor, you have a right to expect you can do so safely. Drivers who are distracted by their phones or who are driving drunk put you in danger of serious, even fatal, injuries.

The Cochran Firm can investigate your accident and determine its cause. If we can prove that the driver who hit you was violating his responsibilities and driving recklessly, we can pursue justice and compensation on your behalf.

You shouldn't have to pay the price when you were following the law and walking safely. We can give you a little relief at this difficult time.

If you've suffered an injury after being struck by a car and you need an auto accident lawyer experienced with pedestrian injuries, please contactThe Cochran Firm today for a free consultation

posted by Admin at 2:33 AM

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Can You Help With Workers' Compensation?

Workplace injuries present unique challenges for the injured worker and his or her legal representation. Laws vary by state on the procedures for pursuing compensation. In many states, just about every workplace injury must be handled through the workers' compensation system.

If you live in one of these states, The Cochran Firm's accident lawyers can still help. Workers' compensation systems can be difficult to navigate for injured employees. Our personal injury lawyers have experience helping innocent victims like you do just that.

The important thing is having someone on your side during the process. Your employer and its insurance company will likely be doing everything they can to keep their costs low. The Cochran Firm will be the one party in the process advocating for your interests.

Our accident lawyers will help you understand and fill out the required paperwork. We'll look over any offers from the insurance companies and make sure they're fair to you. And we'll help you navigate the system so that you pursue all you are entitled to.

Our accident lawyers will answer all of your questions at a free consultation and explain what you can expect during your workers' compensation claim.

If you've been hurt in a workplace accident and need an experienced accident lawyer, please contact The Cochran Firm today for a free consultation. 

posted by Admin at 2:22 AM

Thursday, March 13, 2014

How Will You Help With Plea Bargains?

While television shows about the law understandably focus on the supposed high drama of the courtroom, the reality of the American legal system is that most criminal cases are settled long before they reach that point. Plea bargain negotiations are difficult and incredibly important, and you need the help The Cochran Firm, a proven criminal defense law firm, to make sure you have a vigorous advocate.

Prosecutors often have in the advantage in plea negotiations. They have the leverage of potential jail time, and many defendants are represented by public defenders who do admirable work but are over-taxed by a massive number of clients. This is not a recipe for a fair deal.

The Cochran Firm changes the equation. We have a reputation for providing our clients with top-notch representation. Our criminal defense law firm won't be pushed around or fooled during plea bargain negotiations.

Your attorney will understand all the details of your case and all the relevant laws and sentencing guidelines. He or she will work out the best possible deal for you. And we will not pressure you to settle; if the prosecution's offer isn't acceptable, we won't accept it.

This is the biggest fight of your life. You need a criminal defense law firm that takes it as seriously as it deserves. You need The Cochran Firm.

If you've been accused of a crime and you need a proven criminal defense law firm, please contact The Cochran Firm today for a free consultation. 

posted by Admin at 1:27 AM

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Johnson & Johnson Destroyed Valuable Transvaginal Mesh Data

The judge presiding over lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson ruled that the company improperly destroyed documentation related to faulty transvaginal mesh devices.

The numerous lawsuits against J&J, consolidated in a Charleston, West Virginia courtroom, allege that the company's transvaginal mesh devices were faulty and caused serious internal injuries to many women. Judge Cheryl Eifert said that the company's Ethicon unit had erred in destroying or losing documents related to the development of the transvaginal mesh devices.

The defective product attorneys at The Cochran Firm have seen incidents like this before. Documentation of the sort at issue in this case is crucial for the proper operation of the legal system, and large companies have an unfortunate habit of misplacing this information.

Defective medical devices put innocent people in danger. The transvaginal mesh implants at issue in these cases have reportedly caused significant pain and suffering to numerous women. They allege that Johnson & Johnson knew about the danger of these devices and did not take adequate steps in response.

If you've been hurt by a defective medical device, you should speak to our defective product attorneys immediately. Please contactThe Cochran Firm today for a free consultation. 

posted by Admin at 1:22 AM

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