Law Firm of Cochran & Edwards


Randy Edwards Blasts Defense Testimony, Delivers $12.5M Verdict Against Suzuki In Motorcycle Crash Trial
May 15, 2018 | Comments (0)

In setting up a $12.5 million verdict against Suzuki at trial last February over a crash allegedly caused by the brake failure on one of its motorcycles, Randy Edwards used a blistering closing argument, and surprising test results, to undercut a theory central to the defense’s case. Johns v. Suzuki Motor Corp., 14SV000043. Adrian Johns fractured his back and suffered other injuries when he was thrown from his 2006 Suzuki GSX-R1000 as the bike traveled 30 mph down an Austell, Georgia roadway. Johns, represented by Cochran & Edwards’ Randy Edwards, contended the crash was caused by a defect in the motorcycle’s… Read More →

Can You Request A New Judge In A Criminal Case?
January 23, 2018 | Comments (0)

Criminal cases are often heated battles, and it is in the best of interest of both parties that the judge is in a position to deliver a fair ruling. They should spur confidence in all the parties to present their argument before making a decision based on the facts presented. In some cases, one may feel that the judge is impartial to one side and may want to change them. Is this possible? Can you ask for a new judge in a criminal case? This article will look into some of the essential aspects surrounding judges and whether you can… Read More →

Dealing With Traumatic Brain Injuries After A Car Accident
May 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

Car accidents are a leading cause of traumatic brain injuries throughout the United States. However, many people fail to realize that they have suffered a brain injury after an accident which potentially makes the injury more serious. Brain injuries may not be detected even in emergency rooms thereby denying them much needed treatment after sustaining a serious injury. Delayed treatment can even cause death in some instances. Myths Regarding Car Accidents & Brain Injuries Brain injuries can potentially be a source of confusion for a multitude of people including medical personnel. Some people believe that you have to hit your… Read More →

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 →

Six Mistakes Made In A Car Accident Claims
January 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

Most often, a car accident leaves the victim quite upset and confused about what to do next. Finding oneself in such a situation, the victim makes few minor mistakes that can result in the removal of any legal claim he or she might have; or even losing the case entirely. After an accident, it is advisable to stay calm and avoid making the following mistakes: Not Contacting the Attorney: Delaying in contacting your personal injury attorney is another common mistake the victim makes. Like other personal injury cases, auto accident claims have a statute of limitations within which the victim… 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 →