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The Cochran Firm New York — In Pursuit of Justice for the Ordinary Citizen

Welcome to the NYC office of The Cochran Firm, a law firm founded by legendary attorney Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. over four decades ago. With offices nationwide and a team of some of the country’s most experienced and aggressive personal injury attorneys and criminal defense lawyers, The Cochran Firm has reputation for tireless and effective legal representation. The attorneys at the NYC office specialize in slip and fall cases, personal injury, auto accidents, medical malpractice, civil rights violations, and employment discrimination.

If you are in need of an attorney, please call (212) 553-9215 today to schedule a free consultation.

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What is the Qualified Immunity Defense?

In lawsuits involving police misconduct and civil rights violations, something known as the “qualified immunity defense” will more than likely be brought up by the defense attorney. This specific defense exists to prevent the fear of legal prosecution from inhibiting a police officer from enforcing the law, balancing the need to hold public official accountable

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Was My Firing Illegal?

The majority of employment relationships in the U.S. are considered to be “at-will,” meaning the employer or the employee is free to end the relationship at any time, with or without advance notice, and for any reason or no reason at all. However, grounds for a wrongful termination are a major exception to at-will employment.

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Proving Unequal Pay

According to the EEOC, laws against compensation discrimination include all payments made to or on behalf of employees as remuneration for employment. Forms of compensation covered include salary, overtime pay, bonuses, stock options, profit sharing and bonus plans, life insurance, vacation and holiday pay, cleaning or gasoline allowances, hotel accommodations, reimbursements, and benefits. The Equal

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Can Someone Sue for the Pain and Suffering of a Decedent?

When an accident results in a wrongful death, the victim’s family suffers both emotionally and financially. Along with heartbreak, the family is left with medical costs, bills, funeral expenses, and more. There are two types of claims that can be made by the deceased person’s family in the event of a wrongful death. A wrongful

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