Family files lawsuit against city of Baltimore, mayor

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Unarmed man shot after traffic stop commits suicide The family of an unarmed man who committed suicide after a bizarre traffic traffic stop with a Baltimore police officer recently filed a civil lawsuit under Maryland’s Declaration of Rights. The claim alleges wrongful death, assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and wrongful imprisonment. Several… Read more »

Pittsburgh teen is eighth victim of deadly Takata airbags

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Death toll continues to rise as recall stalls In July 2015, a 13 year-old boy from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania became the eighth person in the U.S. to pass away from injuries sustained by an exploding Takata airbag. Honda attempted to contact the owners of the 2001 Honda Accord for several months about the Takata airbag recall… Read more »

Karen E. Evans receives 2015 Trailblazers Award from The Greater Washington Area Chapter of the National Bar Association’s Women Lawyers Division

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Cochran Firm, D.C. partner Karen E. Evans recently received a 2015 Trailblazers Award from the Greater Washington Area Chapter (GWAC) of the National Bar Association’s Women Lawyers Division. Ms. Evans received the award along with Chief Deputy Attorney General Natalie Ludaway, Danielle Conley and Howard University School of Law Dean Holley-Walker. GWAC’s purpose is to… Read more »

Karen E. Evans and Washington Bar Association present DC Court of Appeals Chief Judge Eric T. Washington with the Ollie May Cooper Award

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Cochran Firm, D.C. Partner and President of the Washington Bar Association Karen E. Evans was recently on hand to help recognize Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Eric T. Washington with the Ollie May Cooper award. Award recipients are members of the Washington Bar Association who give outstanding service to the bar and enhance… Read more »

FDA recalls Boston Scientific Rotawire Elite Guidewire

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Class I recall issued because medical device may disintegrate inside arteries The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a Class I medical device recall for Boston Scientific’s Rotawire Elite Guidewire and wireClip Torquer Guidewire over concerns the devices may fall apart while inside a patient’s arteries. The medical device is a long, flexible cable… Read more »