Four Attorneys of The Cochran Firm, D.C. Named to 2014 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers List

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The Cochran Firm, D.C. today announces that four of its personal injury, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, and medical malpractice attorneys have been selected for the 2014 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers list. David E. Haynes was selected as a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer for personal injury plaintiffs. Karen E. Evans was selected as a Washington, D.C. Super… Read more »

Proof that whistleblowing works

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If you have knowledge of fraud being perpetrated against the federal government, you may be reluctant to file a whistleblower qui tam claim. You may feel powerless and that your qui tam claim won’t change anything. Nothing could be further from the truth. There are many areas of whistleblower areas where it may be difficult… Read more »

General Motors seeks to avoid accountability for deadly ignition switch defects

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If you paid attention to General Motors CEO Mary Barra’s apologies, you would think GM feels remorseful and responsible for manufacturing cars containing ignition switch defects that are associated with 13 deaths. “We do understand we have civic responsibilities as well as legal responsibilities,” Barra said in testimony on Capitol Hill in early April. Barra’s… Read more »

Testosterone replacement therapy litigation update

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Motion to combine federal Androgel lawsuits filed AndroGel consumers are filing lawsuits nationwide after alleging the testosterone replacement therapy product caused heart problems. Plaintiffs in more than 30 AndroGel lawsuits recently sought to have their cases consolidated in a multidistrict litigation (MDL). Billion-dollar pharmacentural corporations Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie Inc., who designed, manufactured, supplied, and… Read more »

Auto Fatalities and Injuries on the Rise

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By Willard P. Techmeier – lead attorney at the Cochran Firm Wisconsin The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration recently reported that the number of people killed in automobile crashes increased significantly in 2012. The new numbers represent the first time there has been an increase in the number of automobile related fatalities in the past six… Read more »