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Hezekiah Sistrunk Named to Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers in America Selects Hezekiah Sistrunk to 2016 List ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 17, 2015 – The Cochran Firm is pleased to announce that Hezekiah Sistrunk has been named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 list. National partner and president of The Cochran Firm, Mr. Sistrunk was selected to the 22nd Edition of The Best […]

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Stuff the Bus Campaign at The Children’s Restoration Network

The Cochran Firm Atlanta was out in the community in a big way Saturday, August 1st as staff members helped Stuff The Bus provided hundreds of school supplies from backpacks to pencils to notebooks to children in need. The effort benefitted The Children’s Restoration Network which will distribute the supplies to hundreds of students in […]

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Georgia Governor To Beef Up Highway Patrol in Response to Deadly Crashes; Wreck leaves three Dawson County residents in critical condition; Injured woman hopes big rig hit-and-run driver found

Georgia goveror, Nathan Deal recently unveiled a plan to hire 60 more highway safety officers to patrol Savannah’s port and metro Atlanta’s congested corridors after recent deadly crashes involving tractor trailers on I-16. These extra commercial vehicle enforcement officers will patrol “high crash corridors” near I-16 and I-95. Atlanta Highway congestion is expected to grow […]

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Jury Awards $23 Million for Disabled Newborn in Medical Malpractice Case; Georgia hospital faces lawsuit for referral kickbacks; Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Valdosta, Georgia Among Cases Cited in Veterans Administration Report

An attorney in Atlanta, Georgia secured a $23 million to a Miami woman whose extremely premature daughter was born with severe brain damage and cerebral palsy due to alleged medical malpractice. Dr. Michael Coffey of Port Charlotte was found liable for 70 percent and the hospital where the baby was born, Peace River Regional Medical […]

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Accident Watch: Black In America” Rapper MC Supreme Killed In Malibu Car Accident; Men Charged in Accident Killing 3 Boys; Shark Killed in I-95 Accident

Ninties rapper, MC Supreme, best known for the hit song “Black in America,” was killed in a suspected DUI accident, according to Variety. Dewayne Lawrence Coleman (AKA MC Supreme) was sitting in his Honda Civic on the shoulder of Malibu’s Pacific Coast Highway when his car was struck by a pickup truck. Coleman was pronounced […]

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Missouri Supreme Court Denies Medtronic’s Petition for Writ of Prohibition in InFuse Case, Parker Waichman LLP Comments

In a case involving injuries that include catastrophic, unchecked bone growth in the spinal column following surgical procedures with Medtronic’s bone graft product, InFuse, the Supreme Court of Missouri has denied Medtronic’s petition for writ of prohibition or mandamus. The intermediate Missouri Court of Appeals refused to review the ruling via a writ of mandamus, […]

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Wrongful death lawsuits involving deadly guardrails and negligence lawsuits against Rockbridge Adventures and FedEx

After a Channel 2 special investigation that revealed deadly road guardrails, Georgia’s Department of Transportation is preparing to develop an inventory system to locate and replace outdated guardrail ends. In the 1990’s the federal government told states to remove the dangerous breakaway cable terminals (BCT); however, an investigation by Jodie Fleischer found more than 300 […]

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Fatal Truck collisions claim a disabled musician and a 4-year-old; Stricter truck driving regulations being drafted after 10 I-16 fatalities in 16 months

Frank Barham, the 59-year-old musician who was traveling 30 miles-a-day towards Savannah in his wheelchair, for charity was killed when a van that had been hit by a loaded gas tractor-trailer crashed into Barham’s wheelchair. According to reports, James Strickland and Margaret Kargbo, were also killed in the accident. 34-year-old Carrie Johnson, who was a […]

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