Cochran, Cherry, Givens, Smith, Sistrunk & Sama, PC is one of Georgia's most respected litigation firms. The plaintiffs' law practise is The Cochran's Firm's Atlanta office, started by legendary lawyer Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.
The Atlanta firm has national talent at its disposal. "We can unify our resources to work collectively on multi-district litigation and mass torts," says Hezekiah Sistrunk Jr., national and managing partner of the Atlanta office. "At the same time, we are rooted in Atlanta and can apply our national resources to our cases throughout Georgia. we know Georgia courts, we know the issues. We represent individuals whose lives have been torn apart by the negligence or wrongdoing of others- both in state and federal courts."
A TRACK RECORD OF SERVICE Named to The National Law Journal's Plaintiff representation. The Atlanta office handles personal injury cases, product liability claims, wrongful death, fraud, truck and automobile accidents, medical malpractice, environmental pollution, mass torts and nursing home abuse cases. Recently it obtained a record $20.1 million verdict for compensatory damages for a wrongful death case.
A LEGACY OF SUCCESS The attorneys prepare every case for trial. Settlement is only an option if it is the best possible result for the client, and that decision is made with the client's full participation. "we understand how an inquiry to one person can have a devastating effect on the entire family," says Jane Lamberti Sama, who with Sistrunk has been named to Georgia Super Lawyers". "We believe in a kind of touch for our clients and their families and a brutal assertiveness against the responsible defendants in the courtroom.
The process starts immediately. "Time is critical," Sistrunk says. "We do whatever it takes, wherever the case takes us, to see that our clients' needs are being met." The firm continues Cochran's mission to bring justice to any American who has suffered at the hands of another.
"The Cochran Firm Atlanta has done a very good job with our case. When asked questions by Harold or Stephanie, they have gotten results fast and complete. We appreciate all your help and support in our time of need. Thank you for your speedy service and your understanding."Harold L.
"I just wanted you to know how much I appreciate what you do. Losing my mother was hard and it really meant a lot to me that you took the time to talk to me every time I called. Thank you for everything you've done. The attorneys and staff at the Cochran Firm are dedicated to helping their clients."Sabrina T.
"The care and attention that was shown to my family by the Cochran Firm was unbelievable. They took a case that was nearly dead and turned it into something that no one could have anticipated. The most amazing part of this process was dealing with Jane and Shean. We never felt like clients. We always felt and still feel like family."George S.