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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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Do I need to file a government claim before filing a lawsuit?

This depends on whether you intend to file the lawsuit in federal court or state court, and the claims you intend to allege.   Civil Rights Violation In the event of a civil rights violation, if you intend to file a lawsuit in federal court, you must first exhaust your administrative remedies by filing a

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Pedestrian Injuries

Pedestrian injuries can occur from a multitude of angles when walking the streets of a busy city, like New York City. The National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) estimates that nearly 5,000 pedestrians die in motor vehicle related accidents and even more suffer injuries when struck by a car or truck. In addition, thousands of

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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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