Johnnie Cochran Johnnie Cochran’s dream was to lead a law firm that would enable anyone who had been injured or disenfranchised to afford the best of lawyers. So, The Cochran Firm of the Mid-South is committed provide exceptional representation to victims of all types of injustice. THE COCHRAN WAY Learn More Trucking Accident The Cochran Firm’s offices in Dothan, Memphis, & Atlanta recently worked together to secure a $5 Million settlement in a very complicated trucking accident case. $5 Million Settlement Learn More Truck Accident Case Johnnie Cochran Learn More The Cochran Firm of the Mid-South - Law Firm of the Year 2020 1937-2005 Personal Injury The Cochran Firm of the Mid-South settled families claim for $1,162,500 in premises liability when their apartment caught on fire without adequate safety measures in place.

$1.16 Million Settlement Learn More Premises Liability
Police Brutality The Cochran Firm of the Mid-South settled a police brutality case, where a client was shot multiple times and killed by police. $1.3 Million Settlement Learn More Civil Rights

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With offices nationwide, The Cochran Firm has secured OVER $35 BILLION in verdicts, settlements, and judgments for our clients.

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$197 Million Awarded

Jury Verdict

Auto & Truck Accident

Plaintiffs injured when their rented car, insufficiently equipped with seat belts, collided with a disabled tractor trailer truck.

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#1 Billion


Class Action

Class action case filed against American Home Products, the manufacturer of the weight loss drug Fen-Phen.

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$240 Million Awarded

Jury Verdict

Commercial Litigation

Case against The Walt Disney Company for breaching a confidential relationship, stealing trade secrets, and breaking an implied contract.

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$1.6 Billion

Jury Verdict

Consumer Fraud

Case against Southwestern Life Insurance Company for defrauding the plaintiff, allowing several insurance policies of family members to lapse.

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$700 Million


Environmental Litigation

Judgement & Settlement for individuals receiving property damage and personal injuries from exposure to the chemical PCB.

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    The Cochran Firm is one of the nation’s largest personal injury law firms. At The Cochran Firm of the Mid-South, we work personally with each client, but also have access to the national resources of The Cochran Firm in order to provide you with the best legal representation from one of the best law firms in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas.

    From personal injury to medical malpractice, our Memphis, TN lawyers have experience handling a wide variety of cases. Contact our team today for a free case evaluation.



    Learn more about our different practice areas and how The Cochran Firm can help you and your loved one through tough times.

    Civil Rights

    The Cochran Firm built its reputation on the back of its work in civil rights and police brutality cases

    Police Brutality

    Police misconduct and brutality can be much more than physical violence.

    Trucking and Auto Accidents

    You should never have to live with a burden due to another person’s carelessness.

    Product Liability

    Manufacturers have the responsibility to produce products that are held to certain safety standards

    Medical Malpractice

    Medical malpractice can take place on the diagnosis, treatment, or after treatment levels.

    Premises Liability

    Under state and federal law, property owners are obligated to keep their premises safe.

    Jones Act

    The Jones Act is a negligence statute that protects the rights of maritime workers.

    Criminal Defense

    We will take every step necessary to protect the rights and freedoms of those we represent.

    Wrongful Death

    The family of the deceased deserves justice for the wrongful death of their loved one.

    Recent News

    April 8, 2021 in car accident, Legal Advice, News, Truck Accident

    Truck Wreck vs. Car Wreck

    Truck Wreck vs. Car Wreck. You might think all motor vehicle crashes can be treated similarly. But there are some big differences between automobile accidents and accidents involving large trucks.…
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    April 1, 2021 in Legal, Legal Advice, News, Truck Accident, Wrongful Death

    Who Can I Sue, and Who Has to Pay, in a Wrongful Death Claim?

    When a loved one is killed due to the negligence of someone else, the deceased’s family has the right to seek financial compensation for everything from medical and funeral bills,…
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    March 25, 2021 in Civil Rights, Legal Advice, News, Police Brutality, Wrongful Death

    What is Considered Police Brutality?

    Police brutality has been a hotly debated topic in the U.S. The summer of 2020 saw protests in cities across the nation after a number of highly-publicized instances in which…
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