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  • The Importance of NDC Codes in Pharmaceutical Litigation

    There are areas of litigation where it’s important to conduct discovery prior to agreeing to representation, and those include pharmaceutical litigation and defective medications.  There are numerous multidistrict litigation panels that have been instituted over allegations of defective medication, and there are numerous other cases......

  • Premises: Who and How?

    Tripping and falling is one of the most common forms of injuries, and also one of the most avoidable. These accidents are often caused by hazards that were ignored or otherwise neglected by property owners, and that is why the law contains a principal called......

  • Refusing a Breathalyzer — What are the Consequences?

    When an officer is treating you unfairly or you have had very little to drink, it may be tempting to refuse the officer’s request for a breathalyzer test. Before making this choice, it is important to know both the advantages and potential consequences of doing......

  • Is a Personal Injury Award Considered Marital Property?

    Although the laws differ from state to state, the general rule to determine if a personal injury award is considered marital property is “it depends”. More specifically, the answer depends upon what is being compensated in a personal injury award. Let’s take, for example, a......

  • 5 Reasons to Draw a Will

    There are many reasons why it may be important to seek the help of a Peoria IL probate lawyer to draw a Will. One reason is that a Will is a final expression of a person’s love or admiration for people he or she has......

  • 5 Common Workers’ Compensation Mistakes Injured Workers Make

    In the United States, employment laws are in place to ensure the safety of all workers. One of these laws states that your employer must carry workers’ compensation insurance. This insurance pays a portion of your salary in the event you are hurt on the......

  • Will I Do Jail Time For A DUI/DWI?

    The short answer is it depends. Most states require at least some jail time for a DUI/DWI conviction, however, there are some states that don’t require jail time for a misdemeanor DUI/DWI. In the states that require jail time the amount of jail time will......

  • Brief Look at Medical Malpractice

    Medical malpractice is defined as any professional negligence or carelessness by a healthcare provider or professional leading to injury or harm to a patient. Some of the most common types of medical malpractice cases include negligence, medical error, incorrect or late diagnosis, failure to diagnose,......

  • DO I HAVE A BIRTH INJURY CASE FOR MY CHILD? 5 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW

    We have all heard harrowing stories about women giving birth with the help of a policeman, taxi-cab driver, or even grocery clerk.  The story always ends with a picture of the new mother, holding an apparently healthy baby, with her untrained rescuer.  We come away......

  • Car Accident Lawyer DC | 5 Car Accident Myths

    There are many misconceptions when it comes to dealing with the aftermath of an accident. Before you get behind the wheel again, take just a few minutes to review a few of the most common myths, dispelled by a top car accident lawyer, so you......

  • Negligent Security and Apartment Crime

    If you live in an apartment complex, your landlord has a legal duty to protect you and your guests from foreseeable criminal acts.  Put another way, landlords have a duty to provide a reasonable level of security. If a property owner fails to fulfill its......

  • Youth Sports: Not Just Fun and Games | Personal Injury Attorney DC

    When you enroll your child in an extracurricular sports league, you probably don’t think that you’ll ever Google the phrase “personal injury attorney Washington DC.” Nevertheless, as we know very well at Cohen & Cohen, P.C., youth sports leagues cause an alarming number of serious......

  • Negotiating Personal Injury Claims

    Personal Injury Lawyer DC This article shares some great advice from Phoenix car accident attorney, Aaron Crane from Cantor Crane regarding negotiating a personal injury claim.  If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, determining the value of your claim is......

  • Medical Negligence During Childbirth Can Result in Cerebral Palsy and Other Disabilities

    Medical Malpractice Lawyers in DC Discuss At Cohen & Cohen, we understand that a momentary lapse in judgment by your physician can result in a lifetime of difficulties and disabilities. If your child has cerebral palsy in the DC area, it may be as a......

  • How To Prove Emotional Distress

    Advice From a Personal Injury Attorney in Washington, DC It is important to meet with a professional personal injury attorney in Washington, DC to learn how to prove emotional distress after a car accident or other injury. Medical claims are generally easy to prove. Medical......