August 27, 2013

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 »

August 26, 2013

A recent case in Maryland upheld the legal rule that bars have no liability where they serve alcohol to clearly drunk patrons who later cause fatal injuries to others while intoxicated.  At The Cochran Firm DC, we think this decision is unfortunate and we support any legislative action to protect the public’s safety through dram… Read more »

August 23, 2013

With the back-to-school season in full swing, Montgomery County has seen a rise in pedestrian accidents.  Local police say that in 2013, the Maryland county has already seen more pedestrian accidents than the entire prior year combined.  Some are worried the injury total will continue to rise higher as children go back to school. “Traffic… Read more »

August 20, 2013

Embattled New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is reportedly preparing to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against his team doctor Chris Ahmad for allegedly failing to properly diagnose a torn labrum in his left hip. According to medical records obtained by ESPN, the radiologist working with Dr. Ahmad stated, “Stable postoperative appearance of the… Read more »

August 20, 2013

With Virginia recently designating it a primary offense, texting while driving has recently come into the spotlight.  Texting while driving makes drivers 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash, according to a study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.  The study found the average time your eyes are off the road while… Read more »