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FDA Ban on Formaldehyde in Hair Relaxers: What It Means for Black Women

Posted on: January 29, 2024
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has proposed a ban on chemical hair relaxer products containing formaldehyde or similar ingredients for April 2024. Even if a hair relaxer does not contain formaldehyde as a main ingredient, it may have ingredients that turn into formaldehyde when heated, such as methylene glycol or formalin. The use of […]

Virginia Deputy Shoots Unarmed Black Man 10 Times

Posted on: April 26, 2021
Isaiah Brown, a 32-year-old Black man from Virginia, is fighting for his life after being shot 10 times by the same law enforcement officer who had helped Brown get home earlier the same day. Upon returning home, Brown had an altercation with his brother and called 911 for help. Brown’s brother allegedly had a gun […]

Off-Duty Pentagon Police Officer Shoots Two Black Men in the Back

Posted on: April 26, 2021
David Hall Dixon lives in Maryland but works as a Pentagon Force Protection Agency Officer in Virginia. Early in the morning, on April 7, Dixon was on his way to work when a slow-moving vehicle circled Dixon’s condo parking lot without its headlights on. Dixon says he observed one occupant of the vehicle break into […]

Filing a Business Interruption Claim

Posted on: June 9, 2020
Aside from the health concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across most industries have been heavily impacted by the virus and related government action. Commercial property insurance policies frequently provide coverage for losses stemming from COVID-19. While the insurance industry has been outspoken about the fact that their policies have virus exclusions, or otherwise do […]
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Calculating Business Losses

Posted on: June 9, 2020
Businesses throughout the country are dealing with the impact of the coronavirus, and business interruption coverage can help mitigate the damage to your business. In filing a claim, it is essential to document your business loss claim correctly. Calculating Business Losses Once the scope of coverage has been determined, businesses must prepare comprehensive “proof of […]
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Johnson & Johnson Began Targeting African Americans After Mounting Evidence Showed That it was Linked to Cancer

Posted on: June 2, 2020
The pressure on Johnson & Johnson to stop selling its talc-based flagship baby powder was mounting long before the announcement on Tuesday that they would stop selling it in the United States and Canada. Decades of studies linking talc to ovarian cancer resulted in the World Health Organization finally classifying cosmetic talc as “possibly carcinogenic” […]

Man Who Killed Marine Veteran Sued

Posted on: February 5, 2020
2/5/2020- Chaz Thames, who we reported in November killed Melvin Taylor when he was driving north in the southbound lane of Dallas North Tollway, is being sued by the family.  Thames’ charges have been upgraded from intoxicated manslaughter to murder.  “When you have someone with multiple felony DWIs, that in and of itself tells you […]
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The Cochran Firm, DC is Investigating Claims Against Dr. Javaid Perwaiz

Posted on: November 13, 2019
IT IS ALLEGED THAT LOCAL OB/GYN DR. JAVAID A. PERWAIZ VIOLATED WOMEN BY TYING THEIR TUBES, REMOVING THEIR UTERUSES, AND PERFORMING OTHER UNECESSARY SURGERIES AND PROCEDURES WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT. If you or someone you know has been a patient of Dr. Javaid Perwaiz –     who practiced obstetrics and gynecology at his two offices in Chesapeake, […]
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Oxford Cop Indicted for Woman's Death

Posted on: August 30, 2019
8/30/2019- Former Oxford police officer Matthew Kinne has been indicted for capital murder in the death of Dominique Clayton in May of this year.  Attorney Carlos Moore of The Cochran Firm Mississippi Delta reports that “his clients are pleased with the news and remain hopeful that he will be convicted.”  If convicted, Kinne could face […]
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Settlement Reached for LaDarius Brown

Posted on: June 20, 2019
6/20/2019- Carlos Moore of The Cochran Firm Mississippi Delta and his client LaDarius Brown has announced an undisclosed settlement for an incident in 2017 where Mr. Brown was beaten while in handcuffs by officer Justin Roberts.  The incident was caught on camera and picked up by several online news organizations.  In the video, Officer Roberts […]
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