Month: December 2015

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Family files lawsuit against city of Baltimore, mayor

Unarmed man shot after traffic stop commits suicide The family of an unarmed man who committed suicide after a bizarre traffic traffic stop with a Baltimore police officer recently filed a civil lawsuit under Maryland’s Declaration of Rights. The claim alleges wrongful death, assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and wrongful imprisonment. Several […]
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Pittsburgh teen is eighth victim of deadly Takata airbags

Death toll continues to rise as recall stalls In July 2015, a 13 year-old boy from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania became the eighth person in the U.S. to pass away from injuries sustained by an exploding Takata airbag. Honda attempted to contact the owners of the 2001 Honda Accord for several months about the Takata airbag recall […]
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Karen E. Evans Receives 2015 Trailblazers Award

Cochran Firm, D.C. partner Karen E. Evans recently received a 2015 Trailblazers Award from the Greater Washington Area Chapter (GWAC) of the National Bar Association’s Women Lawyers Division. Ms. Evans and Chief Deputy Attorney General Natalie Ludaway, Danielle Conley, and Howard University School of Law Dean Holley-Walker received the award. GWAC’s purpose is to help […]
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Chief Judge Eric T. Washington Presented with Ollie May Cooper Award

Cochran Firm, D.C. Partner and President of the Washington Bar Association Karen E. Evans was recently on hand to help recognize Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Eric T. Washington with the Ollie May Cooper award. Award recipients are members of the Washington Bar Association who give outstanding service to the bar and enhance […]
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FDA recalls Boston Scientific Rotawire Elite Guidewire

Class I recall issued because medical device may disintegrate inside arteries The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a Class I medical device recall for Boston Scientific’s Rotawire Elite Guidewire and wireClip Torquer Guidewire over concerns the devices may fall apart while inside a patient’s arteries. The medical device is a long, flexible cable […]
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Dupont settles Ohio water contamination lawsuit

After losing civil trial in October, Dupont settles another C8 case Chemical giant Dupont recently settled a federal lawsuit with The Little Hocking Water Association of southeast Ohio over allegations the company contaminated drinking water with C8. Located just across front Dupont’s Washington Works plant in West Virginia, the aquifers overseen by The Little Hocking […]
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Karen E. Evans discussing DC's bullying laws

Cochran Firm, D.C. Partner and President of the Washington Bar Association Karen E. Evans was recently on Fox 5 DC discussing Washington, D.C.'s new bullying laws.
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