August 8, 2013

The front page of today’s Fredericksburg, Virginia Free Lance-Star newspaper features a $1.45 million verdict secured by W. Charles Meltmar, a nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer with The Cochran Firm DC.  The $1.45 million verdict includes pre-judgment interest along with the $1.28 million Virginia nursing home verdict previously reported. Nursing staff found Roberts on… Read more »

August 7, 2013

Drivers in Virginia who text, email, or use their smartphones while behind the wheel are now subject to tougher penalties under a new law that went into effect this summer.  The new law makes driving while texting a primary offense, meaning police officers do not need another reason to pull you over if you’re suspected… Read more »

August 5, 2013

The Cochran Firm DC attorney secures trial victory for nursing home abuse and neglect victim’s family in Spotsylvania County, Virginia Circuit Court The Cochran Firm, DC today announces the important trial victory secured by nursing home abuse and neglect attorney W. Charles Meltmar in a negligence case filed against a Fredericksburg, Virginia-based elder care provider. … Read more »