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Dec 27, 2019

Charles Merkel, III Named to MidSouth Super Lawyers for 2019

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Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce that Charles M. Merkel, III is in very select company. He is only one of 5 distinguished attorneys listed by 2019 MidSouth Super Lawyers in the practice area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs who practices law between Jackson and Memphis. This is Mr. Merkel’s fourth consecutive year being named to MidSouth Super Lawyers. He has previously been recognized by Super Lawyers Rising Stars. About Charles [...]

Dec 24, 2019

Ted Connell Named to 2019 MidSouth Super Lawyers and AIOPIA’s “10 Best” Lists

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Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce that Edward (Ted) Connell, Jr. has been named to the 2019 MidSouth Super Lawyers list. He is one of only 3 Mississippi attorneys listed for his work in “Personal Injury General – Plaintiffs” who practices north of Jackson and south of Memphis. This is his 8th time being selected for Super Lawyers. Only a small percentage of attorneys in each state are selected to Super Lawyers each [...]

Dec 20, 2019

Charlie Merkel, Jr. Named to 2019 MidSouth Super Lawyers Top 50 List and AIOPIA’s 10 Best List

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Congratulations are in order for Charlie Merkel, Jr., who has been named to MidSouth Super Lawyers’ Top 50 list for 2019. As the managing member of Merkel & Cocke, P.A., Charles M. Merkel, Jr. has garnered an exceptional reputation as a plaintiff's wrongful death and personal injury attorney. He provides strong advocacy for clients throughout Mississippi who have sustained harm from the negligence of others. Mr. Merkel was also named to the American Institute of [...]

Dec 19, 2019

John Cocke Named to Super Lawyers for 14th Consecutive Year

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Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce that co-founder John H. Cocke has been named to MidSouth Super Lawyers for the 14th year in a row. He is one of only 5 attorneys listed for the area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs, who practices law between Jackson and Memphis. Super Lawyers objectively rates attorneys for the purposes of the consumer’s review, to help them make ideal choices for their legal requirements. The [...]

Nov 6, 2019

Congratulations, John Cocke, on Being Selected for Mid-South Super Lawyers!

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Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce that partner John H. Cocke has been selected for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2019. This is Mr. Cocke’s 14th consecutive year being selected for inclusion. Super Lawyers is an objective rating service designed to help consumers make good choices for the legal needs. Each year, the service reviews “outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and [...]

Sep 18, 2019

Charles M. Merkel, III Named the Best Lawyers 2020 Medical Malpractice “Lawyer of the Year”!

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Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce that Charles M. Merkel, III has been named the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs’, in the Memphis region, by Best Lawyers®! This is Mr. Merkel’s 9th consecutive year being named to the Best Lawyers list, and the first time he has been recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year.” This is also the second year in a row that an attorney [...]

Aug 19, 2019

Congratulations, John Cocke, on Being Named to Best Lawyers in America!

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Merkel & Cocke, PA is thrilled to announce that partner John Hartwell Cocke has been named to the annual Best Lawyers in America® list for his work on behalf of medical malpractice and personal injury plaintiffs. Mr. Cocke has been selected for inclusion every year since 2007. What is Best Lawyers in America? The Best Lawyers in America publication is released annually and has become one of the most trusted names in the legal sector [...]

Apr 29, 2019

Spinal Surgery Malpractice by Veterans Administration Surgeons Continues

By |April 29th, 2019|Firm News|0 Comments

A recent study by The Clinical Spine Surgery looked at why VA doctors continue to operate on the wrong part of the spines of veterans. The Veterans Administration says that 32 of these spinal surgery medical mistakes occurred between 2000 and 2017. Operating on the wrong part of the spine can cause extensive long-term damage to patients. For starters, the patients normally will need two follow-up operations. The first is to correct, if possible, any [...]

Dec 11, 2018

What Injury Victims Need to Understand About Prosthetics

By |December 11th, 2018|Firm News|0 Comments

Different types of accidents or negligence can cause someone to lose part or all a limb – or several limbs. Car, truck, and motorcycle accidents can cause a victim to lose an arm, leg, or other body part due to the force of the vehicles on impact and being thrown about the car. Riders can also lose a limb by being thrown out of the vehicle or onto the asphalt. Infections are another common reason [...]

Aug 17, 2018

Congratulations, Charles M. Merkel III, for Being Named to Best Lawyers in America!

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Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce that Charles M. Merkel III has been named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America list for his work in Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs. Mr. Merkel has been named to the list every year since 2012. Best Lawyers is the foremost peer-reviewed awards process in the country. Every year, lawyers from throughout the country are nominated for their work in 145 different areas of practice. Once [...]

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