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Monday, December 22, 2014

Pregnancy Discrimination

A jury in California has awarded a former AutoZone employee $185 million for discrimination she faced at work while pregnant. The jury found that the discrimination against this employee was systemic – extending all the way to the corporate office – and therefore deserving a settlement that helped set future corporate policy.
As with many other forms of workplace sexual harassment, this employee was better served by taking legal action than trying to solve things on her own. Many corporations have shown a willingness to dismiss or further harass and humiliate employees who step forward, making it necessary to seek legal representation as soon as possible following any type of workplace discrimination.
The experienced employment law attorneys at The Cochran Firm strongly believe that everyone is deserving of a safe and fair work environment. If you believe your rights have been violated or if you have faced harassment based on your sex, gender, or any other reason, we are here to take your case, protect your rights, and help ensure that justice is served.
To schedule your free consultation with one of our sexual harassment attorneys, please contact The Cochran Firm today. We maintain offices throughout the country to provide legal representation for workers across the nation.  

posted by Admin at 10:58 AM

Monday, December 15, 2014

Chrysler Expands Recall

Like Honda before them, Chrysler has announce an expansion of its recall for vehicles equipped with Takata airbags. Adding nearly 281,000 vehicles to the recall list, Chrysler maintains no injuries have been reported due to this particular airbag defect. The company holds that its recall of what is now more than 617,500 vehicles is precautionary only.
If you have been notified by Chrysler or another auto manufacturer of a recall, be sure to visit your local dealership for recommended repairs. There should be no charge for fixing defects, even if the car is no longer under warranty.
Remember, recalls may help prevent legal action, but are not a shield against liability when a defective vehicle causes injury or death. If you or someone you love has been injured by a defective vehicle or component part such as an airbag, the personal injury attorneys at The Cochran Firm are here to help you get justice.
Our experienced attorneys focus on helping those injured by negligent companies get fair treatment and full compensation. We would be happy to meet with you free of charge to discuss your case and help you better understand all of your options.
To discuss your case with one of our personal injury attorneys, please contact The Cochran Firm today. We have offices throughout the United States and can even come to you if your injuries make travel difficult.

posted by Admin at 6:34 AM

Monday, December 8, 2014

Honda Expands Recall

Honda has recalled an additional three million vehicles due to the risks associated with Takata airbags. Exploding airbag deflators manufactured by Takata are blamed for at least five deaths in the United States. Honda, Takata’s biggest customer, continues to recall vehicles that may be impacted by this problem.
It is important to remember that a recall does not waive a company’s liability when defective products cause harm.
Defective vehicles injure and kill thousands of people every year. If you or someone you love has suffered injury from a vehicle defect – including issues with airbags – you need an experienced personal injury attorney on your side immediately to help ensure justice is served.
The personal injury attorneys at The Cochran Firm have a long and proud history of holding negligent corporations accountable and helping victims get the true compensation they deserve. 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 with one of our personal injury attorneys, please contact The Cochran Firm online or by calling (800) 843-3476 today. We maintain offices in several major U.S. Cities, allowing us to meet the varied needs of people living throughout the country.       

posted by Admin at 9:28 AM

Monday, December 1, 2014

ATVs Pose “High Risk” of Injury and Death for Children

According to a study published in the November 24th online edition of the journal Pediatrics, “riding ATVs poses high risks of injury or death for children and teens.” The study, conducted in part by researchers at University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, found that 95 percent of all ATV-related deaths were suffered by children riding adult-sized vehicles.
The study’s authors note that adult supervision is key to helping prevent serious injury or death. However, they also note that, “engineering improvements in safety, such as shorter seats and requirements to meet stability and crashworthiness standards, would help prevent injuries.”
All ATV Accidents deserve a full investigation from an experienced personal injury attorney. The attorneys at our firm have the resources necessary to identify all causes of an accident and the tenacity required to help victims get proper compensation.
If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in an ATV accident, please contact The Cochran Firm today to schedule a free case evaluation with one of our experienced attorneys. We maintain offices in several U.S. cities, better enabling us to meet the varied needs of families throughout the country.

posted by Admin at 5:44 AM

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