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.

$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

December 4, 2020 in Legal, Legal Advice, Medical Malpractice

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Medical Malpractice

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Medical Malpractice. Medical errors can and do happen frequently—just how frequently is a matter of much debate. In some cases mistakes occur, and…
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November 3, 2020 in Legal Advice, Wrongful Death

Compensation for Wrongful Death Claims

The death of a family member is never easy to handle. It’s even harder when the death is due to someone else’s negligence, and the family is left struggling to…
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October 20, 2020 in Jones Act, Legal, Legal Advice

Who is Covered by the Jones Act if Injured in a Maritime Accident?

Who is Covered by the Jones Act if Injured in a Maritime Accident? The Merchant Marine Act of 1920, commonly called the Jones Act, was designed for workers who are…
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