Law Firm of Cochran & Edwards


Why Is Business Entity Needed?
March 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

The concept of business entity states that the business-related transactions must be recorded separately from its owners and other businesses. To do this a separate accounting record is used for the company that excludes the liabilities and assets completely of any other owner or the entity. The record of different entities would be intermixed which makes it pretty hard to distinguish the taxable or financial results of the single business. Among all the choices made when starting the business, the most important one is selecting the type of legal structure for the company. This decision will have the impact on… Read More →

Business Consultation – Skill You Need To Excel
December 19, 2016 | Comments (0)

Business consulting is associate activity associated with providing skilled advises during a specific business space like selling, business management and development, sales, finance, human resources and etc. The one that doing this is often known as a business adviser. He’s associate knowledgeable during a specific space. A professional adviser works with shoppers (companies or individuals) on coming up with, creating methods and drawback finding so as to assist them fulfill their wants and goals. Types of Consultants: External consulting Internal consulting To be a good and skilled adviser, you’ve got to possess a decent combination of the many consulting skills… Read More →

Types Of Work-Related Injuries
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It is often considered that employee can only receive workers’ compensation by the employer in case of injuries at the workplace. Though the workers’ compensation is the general rule but there are many situations and exceptions which an injured worker or his/her family is eligible to sue for the damages and troubles caused by the injuries. These include: The employer can be sued in the civil court or can collect money from the state fund if the injured worker does not get compensation from employer’ workers’ compensation insurance. If the injury was due to a toxic substance, then the claimant… Read More →

What Can Businesses Do To Avoid A Day In Civil Court?
December 12, 2016 | Comments (0)

What is the corporate responsibility that businesses have to their customers? One would imagine that a company has a responsibility to provide a service that benefits its customers and provide a business environment that is free from potential personal injury situations. But how can a company prevent accidents such as slip and falls that can cause injury to customers and employees? Businesses can take several steps to protect their customers and to hopefully avoid too many personal injury lawsuits. Protecting The Right People Personal injury victims come in many forms and their injuries can cause them to suffer life-long pain… Read More →

Before Your Motorcycle Accident: Advice To Live And Ride By
November 9, 2016 | Comments (0)

Many insurance companies provide minimum requirement insurance policies, so you gain as little insurance as you must according to state law. Some states require only $15,000 in motorcycle insurance policy coverage, yet healthcare costs for an accident average $53,000 or more. This means you do not have the coverage for $38,000 or more in damages. Where does the rest of the money come from if you are in a motorcycle accident? In the best case scenario, everyone who operates a motor vehicle has insurance. That insurance covers your damages, when they are liable for your motorcycle accident. Those damages include… Read More →

How Does My Insurance Company Determine The Value Of My Claim?
November 6, 2016 | Comments (0)

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana. If you’ve been in an accident, one of the first things you’ll do is file a claim with your insurer. You’ll speak to an insurance adjuster whose job is to determine the value of your damages, review your policy, and pay for the damages covered under your policy. What should you expect during the insurance claims process and what can you do to speed the process along? Here are some things to consider: Always make a police report after an accident. Even if you think that there was not enough damage to legally require you to make a… Read More →

Medical Malpractice And Its Types
September 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Medical malpractice means when the patient dies or get an injury during the treatment due to the carelessness of the healthcare provider. Though these cases are rare but results could be devastating when this occurs. Not all the situations in which the patient is unhappy with his healthcare provider or doctor comes in malpractice cases. Before taking action against malpractice in the court, an attorney should be considered first to determine that you have a valid cause and also the attorney will find an expert to navigate the legal process and prove the case. If someone got hurt at the… Read More →

When A Left Turn Accident Takes Place, Is The Driver Always At Fault?
June 29, 2016 | Comments (0)

Left-turn accidents happen frequently. These accidents are dangerous and usually end with catastrophic injuries. When a vehicle is in the process of making a left-turn, they must be vigilant of the upcoming traffic. Almost always, the driver making the left turn will be found legally responsible for the collision. While this near-automatic liability is evident, there are some exceptions to this rule that do not always imply that the driver making the left turn is at fault for the collision. Learning which exceptions apply to left turn collisions is essential when a victim has been in an accident that involved… Read More →

Securing & Preserving Evidence In A Florida Truck Accident Claim
March 6, 2016 | Comments (0)

It is foolhardy to think that a truck accident claim will settle because the trucking company will decide to do the right thing and pay fair compensation to the plaintiff or the victim. The only thing that can force the trucking company to pay for their negligent conduct is either the fear of a jury verdict against them or winning at an actual trial. It is therefore important to treat every injury claim as if it’s going to trial and an attorney must show to the trucking company that a jury will find them liable. People generally think of truck… Read More →

Construction Site Injury
January 31, 2016 | Comments (0)

Injuries can occur in every profession, but unfortunately, the prevalence of injuries increases significantly in the construction industry. The reason why that happens is that the nature of the work is dangerous. Just like employees of other fields who get injured at their jobs, wounded construction workers can also attain compensation coverage till they recover. Several hardworking men and women work in reputable and important construction industries throughout the state. Starting from residential projects to civil engineers, masons, carpenters, electricians, contractors and tons of other men and women, they all work on a daily basis with full dedication. While it… Read More →