$765 million NFL concussion settlement shows the power of injury lawsuits

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In a stunning announcement, the NFL today stated it reached a $765 million settlement with a consortium of more than 4,500 former players suing the pro football league for failing to adequately protect players from head injuries.  The settlement fund will be used to fund medical care expenses, concussion research, and other concussion-related compensation.  Clinton… Read more »

Virginia nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer of The Cochran Firm DC appears on national Ring of Fire TV show

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Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer W. Charles Meltmar was recently featured on the nationally broadcast Ring of Fire TV show.  On the program, Meltmar discussed his recent $1.45 million trial victory in a Virginia nursing home abuse and neglect case.  Meltmar secured a winning verdict for the family of… Read more »

Commemorating the March on Washington’s 50th Anniversary

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At The Cochran Firm DC, we would like to take this moment to recognize the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.  Tomorrow, August 28th, marks the 50th anniversary of the march.  In 1963 on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic “I Have a… Read more »