Benjamin T. Cochran

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Hardison & Cochran
 | 7340 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh, NC 27615
Phone: 919-444-4444
Fax: 919-835-1379
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Benjamin T. Cochran is a Board Certified Specialist in workers' compensation law and the managing partner of Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law, of Raleigh, North Carolina. As a personal injury attorney, he offers dedicated representation for employees and individuals who have suffered due to the negligence of others.

Mr. Cochran graduated from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University after completing undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of Phi Alpha, and his legal affiliations include the American Association for Justice, North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the 10th Judicial Bar Association and Wake County Bar Association. He also serves in the Leaders Forum of the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Among his many accomplishments, Mr. Cochran has been listed as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers of North Carolina and was selected by his peers for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine from 2010-2017. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (50%)

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014

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About Benjamin Cochran

Admitted: 2002, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.lawyernc.com/our-firm/our-attorneys/benjamin-coc...

Honors/Awards:

  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the field of Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants., The Best Lawyers in America ©, 2018., The Best Lawyers in America©, US News & World Report, 2018
  • selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 in the field of Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants., The Best Lawyers in America ©, 2017., The Best Lawyers in America©, US News & World Report, 2017
  • selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the field of Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants., The Best Lawyers in America ©, 2015., The Best Lawyers in America©, US News & World Report, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers of North Carolina, Top 100 Trial Lawyers of North Carolina, 2007
  • selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants., The Best Lawyers in America ©, US News & World Report, 2014
  • selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 in the field of Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants., The Best Lawyers in America©, US News & World Report, 2016
  • Lawyers Weekly
  • Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law.  Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research., Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Leaders Forum
  • American Association for Justice
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • 10th Judicial Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Annual Autism Awarenss Campaign with the Autism Society of North Carolina and University of North Carolina Athletics., 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker at Raleigh-Wake Paralegal Association event on October 5th, 2018. , Speaker, “Navigating a Workers’ Compensation Claim Through the Industrial Commission”, Raleigh-Wake Paralegal Association, 2018
  • "How To Succeed In Mediation", North Carolina Association of Self - Insurers Annual Meeting and Education Conference, April 9-11, 2008
  • Plaintiff's Attorney Case Law Review, Industrial Commission Conference, Fall 2007
  • Medical Records Management for North Carolina Paralegals, CLE for Paralegals, Institute for Paralegal Education, A Division of the National Business Institute, June 2004
  • The Guide To Protecting North Carolina Motorcyclist & Their Families, 2010
  • North Carolina's Guide To Nursing Home Negligence, 2010
  • Nine Commom Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Workers' Compensation Case and How to Avoid Making Them, 2008
  • 9 Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Workers' Compensation Case And How To Avoid Making Them
  • Speaking and consulting Spanish Speaking Clients in legal matters. , Speaker, El Rufugio Sanford, NC, 2015
  • Speaking and consulting with Spanish speaking North Carolina residents in Durham, North Carolina. , Speaker, El Centro Hispano, 2015

Representative Clients:

  • Lassister v. Glover Printing, Inc.

Educational Background:

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, B.A. Economics and African American Studies
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Office Location for Benjamin T. Cochran

7340 Six Forks Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27615

Phone: 919-444-4444

Fax: 919-835-1379

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Last Updated: 8/23/2019

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